Policy changes to make healthy food cheaper are the need of the hour to tackle the diabetes epidemic: Expert

Policy changes to make healthy food cheaper are the need of the hour to tackle the diabetes epidemic: Expert

Policy changes to make healthy food cheaper are the need of the hour to tackle the diabetes epidemic: Expert
“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of diabetes cases.  We have to find ways to cultivate healthier food and maybe provide them through government schemes to make them more affordable and accessible,” said Nihal Thomas, senior professor, department of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

“Foods like fish, fruits and vegetables are more expensive, making this a social determinant in the rise of diabetes cases. We have to find ways to cultivate healthier food and maybe provide them through government schemes to make them more

USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2023 to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food

USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2023 to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food

USDA Launches Feds Feed Families 2023 to Combat Hunger and Improve Access to Healthy Food
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WASHINGTON, June 28, 2023 – The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shepherded in the 2023 summer campaign of the Feds Feed Families program, a voluntary food drive that encourages federal employees to make in-kind contributions, including food, services, and time,