Food as Medicine Institute

Mission: The Food as Medicine Institute provides nutrition education for individuals, families and communities in order to nourish healthy relationships with whole foods, and enhances healthcare professionals’ understanding and use of food as medicine to prevent and reduce chronic disease.

FAME Guiding Principles

  • Whole foods and low-processed foods
  • Plant-based diet
  • Include foods from healthy animals
  • Anti-inflammatory food choices
  • Individuals have unique food needs
  • Care about food