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Healthy Eating

Healthy eating starts by making informed food choices. Choosing a variety of nutrient-rich foods as the foundation of what you eat can help you live a longer, healthier life. Tufts experts keep you up to date on everything from shopping for the best meats, fish, fruits and vegetables to nutrition-smart food preparation and more.

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.

Subscribers Only  September 2019 — 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.

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