Although not preventable in all cases, avoiding a state of insulin resistance by improving insulin sensitivity within the body can be a way to prevent the development of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes in many individuals.
At Food Equality Initiative, food is medicine. We fight for nutrition security and health equity for all.
While reading the nutrition information is important before purchasing and consuming a food or beverage, the nutrition facts label can be difficult to navigate.
Sometimes hunger cues happen more often than they should or continue to occur after a meal. So let’s talk about how to feel full with less food and more nutrients.
The sooner we can get people the medicine they need in the form of healthy food, the sooner we can improve public health.
Contrary to popular belief, listening to my body and adapting a healthy vegan diet only made me love food more. Definitely, food is medicine for vegans.
In food allergy, we sometimes forget to think of food in a positive sense; that food can actually make you feel better. Food is medicine for food allergies.
It takes collaboration with a registered dietician to learn how to eat gluten free in a way that nourishes the body. Food is medicine for celiac disease.
Food is medicine for EoE in the sense that it is broadening people’s viewpoints to think outside the box: ‘hey, my child is being treated, it just isn’t a pill.’
Medicine was traditionally viewed as a drug, but we are understanding more that healthy food is medicine and should be made more accessible.