For Michelle Schulte and the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, the food-as-medicine movement is an expression of a long-standing tradition—one in which diet and medicine have long been intertwined.
At the Health Fund, we see schools not just as places of learning, but as “health homes,” places that can help meet not only children’s academic needs, but also their mental and physical health needs.
With the support of a 2017 Health Fund grant, the Fair Food Network expanded Double Up Food Bucks electronic payment technology in grocery stores and farmers markets in five regions across Michigan.
Flint Fresh’s various programs, including a mobile market, a produce delivery system, and a new Food Hub building, signify a renewed investment in Flint’s future.
The Mediterranean diet is still the gold standard; butter is not, in fact, back; the gut microbiome is a growing field of study giving rise to “prescriptions” for better nutrition.