Food is Medicine includes a spectrum of interventions that tailors healthy foods to prevent or address diet-related health conditions.
are developed by a registered dietitian to address the dietary needs of an individual’s medical condition.
are groceries selected by a nutrition professional as part of an individual’s treatment for a specific medical condition.
provide funds for free or discounted foods for individuals who have or are at risk of developing a diet-related condition.
Healthy Food Programs
give nutritious foods to those who have diet-related chronic conditions or are at risk of developing them.
FIM PROGRAMS IN MISSOURI
PRESCRIBING HEALTHY FUTURES
Fresh Food and Support for Healthy Children and Families
People living in food-insecure households are 50% more likely to develop diabetes than those with food security. Food insecurity can also create barriers that prevent people with diabetes from appropriately managing the condition.