Fruit and Vegetable Rx
Programs that incentivize intake of fruits and vegetables are already being piloted across the U.S., with promising impact on diet and health.
Your blood pressure, blood sugar, or weight is high. Your doctor takes out a prescription pad and writes a prescription for…fruits and vegetables? It may sound far-fetched, but healthy-food prescription programs are already operating in some doctors’ offices, and emerging research suggests such programs have the potential to improve health—saving lives and money.