Diet-related diseases continue to be the leading cause of death in the U.S. Interventions that treat food as a form of treatment and provide comprehensive nutritional education have the potential to improve health outcomes and reduce substantial expenses associated with health care.
Food is Medicine integrates food-based programs and interventions at multiple levels of health care such as produce prescriptions, medically tailored groceries, and medically tailored meals.
Join the discussion and learn more about policies that address increasing nutrition education and access to Food is Medicine interventions for those with diet-related diseases.
Bill Hoagland | Senior Vice President, BPC
Bill Frist, MD | Former Majority Leader, U.S. Senate; Senior Fellow, BPC
Dan Glickman | Former Secretary of Agriculture, Senior Fellow, BPC
Donna E. Shalala | Former Secretary of HHS
Ann Veneman | Former Secretary of Agriculture, Senior Fellow, BPC
Kofi Essel, MD | FIM Director, Elevance Health
Lauri Wright, Ph.D. | President, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
Additional participants to be announced