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A Food is Medicine approach to achieve nutrition security and improve health

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Fig. 1: The Food is Medicine pyramid.


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Supported by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH; 2R01HL115189) and a grant from Kaiser Permanente, both to D.M. The findings and conclusions of the paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the US CDC.

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D.M. reports research funding from the NIH, the Gates Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, Vail Innovative Global Research and the Kaiser Permanente Fund at East Bay Community Foundation; personal fees from Acasti Pharma, Barilla, Danone and Motif FoodWorks; scientific advisory board membership at Beren Therapeutics, Brightseed, Calibrate, Discern Dx, Elysium Health, Filtricine, HumanCo, January, Perfect Day and Tiny Organics, and past advisory roles at Day Two and Season Health; stock ownership in Calibrate and HumanCo; and chapter royalties from UpToDate. H.M.B. and R.P. are employees of the CDC. All other authors report no disclosures.

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Mozaffarian, D., Blanck, H.M., Garfield, K.M. et al. A Food is Medicine approach to achieve nutrition security and improve health. Nat Med 28, 2238–2240 (2022).

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