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Fruit and veg prescriptions for low-income families

by Futures Centre, Feb 14
1 minute read

Grocers like Target and Wholesome Wave in the United States are beginning to sponsor a unique programme called FVRx, or fruit and vegetable prescription. Through the programme, healthcare professionals prescribe produce to their families, upgrading healthy eating from nutrition advice to medical order. With their prescriptions, patients receive vouchers to buy food at the grocery stores or participating farmers’ markets.


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