Original Center articles, news, research studies and events for the week of June 13, 2023
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𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗖𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿.𝗼𝗿𝗴 𝗢𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀
• Produce Perks PRX: Produce Prescription Program Spotlight (foodmedcenter.org)

𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗔𝘀 𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗹𝘆 𝗡𝗲𝘄𝘀 𝗗𝗶𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁
𝘍𝘰𝘰𝘥 𝘢𝘴 𝘔𝘦𝘥𝘪𝘤𝘪𝘯𝘦
• SNAP Online Ordering Is Now Available Nationwide (Grocery Dive)
• How Some Families Are Banned From Food Stamps for Life Due to Past Drug Convictions (PBS)
• New Food Stamp Requirements Test States and USDA (Roll Call)
• Uber Health Adds Grocery, Over-The-Counter Item Delivery (Healthcare Dive)
• Food Bank for New York City Receives $450K From New York’s Empire Bluecross Blueshield Foundation to Launch ‘Food as Medicine’ Program (Yahoo! Finance)
• FarmboxRx Launches Program to Fight Food Insecurity (Mobi Health News)
• Doctors Taste-Test Hospital Food (MedPage Today)
• 1 in 14 Seniors Faces Food Insecurity. We Need to Step up Our Efforts to Help Them (Foodtank)
• U.S. Immigrants Particularly Vulnerable to Food Insecurity, Study Shows (Newswise)
• The Link Between Food Insecurity and Binge Eating (Psychology Today)
• How Can Seaweed Farming Help Tackle Global Food Insecurity? (New Food)
• Ohio Woman Uses Gardening to Fight Food Insecurity (Spectrum News 1)
• USDA Researching New England’s Ability to Be Self-Reliant in Food Production (Tri-State Livestock News)
• Industry-Funded Study of the Week: Meat, the Microbiome, and Cardiovascular Risk (Food Politics)
• AeroFarms Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection (FoodDive)
• How Two Regional Grocers Are Positioning Themselves as Community Health Resources (FoodDive)
• Healthy Kitchen: Development, Implementation and Evaluation of A University-Based Culinary Medicine Curriculum (California State University)
• The Bite of Hope Small Food Business Development Program: A Clinic-Based Culinary Medicine Program Targeting Local Business Owners (Oxford Academic)
• What Regenerative Agriculture Can Teach Medical Students About Human Health (IJME)
• Perspectives of Food as Medicine Concept: Report of an Online Convenience Sample Survey of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (Science Direct)
• Incorporating Lifestyle Medicine Into Your Academic Institution and Hospital Setting: The Key Is Connection (Sage Journals)
• Assessment of the Massachusetts Flexible Services Program to Address Food and Housing Insecurity in a Medicaid Accountable Care Organization (JAMA Network)
• A Whole-Food, Plant-Based Program in an African American Faith-Based Population Faith A. Nyong, DNP, RN (Frontiers)
• Food Subsidies Key to Food Security Programs, Access to Nutritious Food (Patient Engagement Hit)
• In Schools That Could Benefit Most, Building Relationships Is Key to Increasing Capacity for Nutrition Education Programming (EurekAlert!)
• Michigan Using $10M to Stock Food Pantries With Locally Grown Produce (Michigan Live)
• Mayor Adams Unveils Food Education Roadmap to Promote Healthier School Communities Across New York City (NYC.gov)
• Using the Term “Food Stamps” (NPR)

• 1 in 5 Children Have Levels of «Forever Chemicals» Above Safety Limits (EurekAlert!)
• Can Mushrooms Save the World? This Ontario Farmer Thinks So (CBS)
• How Can I Avoid Eating Food With ‘Forever’ Chemicals? (The Washington Post)
• Unraveling the Historic Journey of the Mung Bean: A Tale of Evolution, Migration and Climate Adaptation (EurekAlert!)
• Nearly a Third of Baby Foods Sold in UK Are Ultra-Processed, Research Finds (The Guardian)
• Industry-Funded Study of the Week: Meat, the Microbiome, and Cardiovascular Risk (Food Politics)
• Banning Ultra-Processed Food Is Not a Nanny-State Issue. It’s Common Sense (The Guardian)
• Is It Safe to Eat Burnt Food? (EatingWell)
• Danone Boss Calls for Higher Taxes on Unhealthy Food (BBC News)
• How Does Stress Drive Our Brain to Crave Comfort Food? (Medical News Today)
• Robot ‘Chef’ Recreates Recipes After Watching Videos (Food Manufacturing)
• Excessive Alcohol Consumption May Accelerate Alzheimer’s Disease Progression (EurekAlert!)
• Explainer: How France Secured a Fall in Food Prices (Reuters)
• Creating Less-Allergenic Shrimp Using Pressure and Steam (EurekAlert!)
• How Can Seaweed Farming Help Tackle Global Food Insecurity? (New Food)
• Sweet Snacks: Children Have Very Different Preferences (EurekAlert!)
• Temptation at the Checkout: 70% Of Food, Drinks Within Arm’s Reach Are Unhealthy (EurekAlert!)
• Maternal Diet Influences Postnatal Diabetes Risk (Vanderbilt University Medical Center)
• Chronic Exposure to Lead, Cadmium and Arsenic Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (EurekAlert!)
• Longevity Doctor Shares the No. 1 Diet He Follows to ‘Beat Diseases and Live Longer’: It’s a ‘Unique Blend’ of Foods (CNBC)
• Eating a Mediterranean-Style Diet Is Good for You and Can Save You Money Too (Healthline)
• Aging: Could a Moderate Protein Diet Be the Key to Youth? (Medical News Today)
• It’s Time to Have the ‘Fat Talk’ With Our Kids — And Ourselves (NPR)
• How ‘Addictive’ Diet Coke Harms Your Body in Just 1 Hour: Experts (NY Post)
• Calcium 101: Bone up on Your Knowledge (Cleveland Clinic)
• What Are the Benefits of Functional Mushrooms? (Plus, 8 Supplement Brands to Try) (VegNews)
• Best Turmeric Supplements of 2023, According to Experts (Forbes Health)
• To Your Good Health: Do Companies Advertise Ineffective Supplements? (AgriNews)
• What to Know About Berberine, the Supplement Going Viral on Social Media as ‘Nature’s Ozempic’ (ABC News)

𝘛𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 (𝘔𝘢𝘺𝘣𝘦)
• The Impact of a Culinary Medicine Curriculum on Gestational Diabetes for Expectant Mothers (The George Washington University)
• Hospital-Based, Community Teaching Kitchen Integrates Diabetes Education, Culinary Medicine, and Food Assistance: Case Study During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Springer Link)
• A Dietary Supplement That Might Really Work (Forbes)
• Long-Term Consumption of Ten Food Groups and Cardiovascular Mortality (American Society for Nutrition)
• Stanford Researchers Discover That Heat-Damaged DNA in Food Cooked at High Temperatures Could Pose Cancer Risk (Stanford News)
• The Best Pre-workout Supplements for Weight Loss (SI Showcase)
• Diets Rich in Fiber, Plant Protein, and Unsaturated Fat May Beneficially Modulate the Gut Microbiota Involved in Weight Loss (News Medical Life Sciences)
• The 7 Best Supplements for Menopause, According to a Dietitian (Verywell Health)
• Diet and Food and Nutrition Insecurity and Cardiometabolic Disease (AHA Journals)
• Colorful Foods Improve Athletes’ Vision (UGA Today)
• The Latest Weapon Against Cancer Is … a Keto Diet? (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
• Vitamins & Supplements for Migraines (Hackensack Meridian Health)
• Asthma Outcome: Functional Medicine in Asthma Study in Relationship to Standard Asthma Care (ATS Journals)
• Nutrigenomics and Trace Elements: Hopes and Hypes for Parkinson’s Treatment (Springer Link)
• How Nutrition Affects Epilepsy Management (Verywell Health)
• The Impact of Providing Material Benefits to Improve Access to Food on Clinical Parameters, Dietary Intake, and Household Food Insecurity in People With Diabetes: A Systematic Review With Narrative Synthesis (Science Direct)
• Sea Cucumbers: The Marine Delicacy That Can Deter Diabetes (EurekAlert!)
• Rainbow Diet ‘Best Way’ to Prevent Prostate Cancer: Study (News 9 Live)
• Fatty Fish Consumption Increases Cell Membrane Fluidity (EurekAlert!)
• Plant-Forward Diet Associated With a Younger Brain, Suggests New Study (VegNews)
• Red Meat, Sugar May Be Causing Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults (Medical News Today)
• Could Eating More Nuts Help Boost Memory Later in Life? (Medical News Today)
• How to Eat for Better Hormone Health (Vogue France)
• Can an Anti-inflammatory Diet Help With Axial Spondyloarthritis? (Verywell Health)
• What Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Unpacking the Connections Between Diet and PCOS (Forks Over Knives)
• Empirically Derived Dietary Patterns and Postpartum Depression Symptoms in a Large Sample of Iranian Women (BMC Psychiatry)

𝘗𝘭𝘢𝘯𝘵 𝘍𝘰𝘳𝘸𝘢𝘳𝘥
• Can Dogs Fare Well on Plant-Based Diets? (Psychology Today)
• Pediatricians Must Play a Role in Early Plant-Based Diets (Contemporary Pediatrics)
• New Plant-Based Food Truck Inspired by the Notion ‘Food Is Medicine’ (Port City Daily)
• Hospitals in California Adopt ‘Inclusive’ Vegan Meal Program in Us First (Plant Based News)
• The Best Meal Kits for Vegetarians and Vegans (Microsoft Start)

𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗔𝘀 𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗿𝗰𝗲 𝗚𝘂𝗶𝗱𝗲𝘀
• Navigating the various resources available about the food as medicine movement can be extremely difficult. To help anyone interested in learning more about food as medicine, from healthcare professionals to laypeople, policymakers to patients, the Center for Food as Medicine has compiled Research Guides full of academic studies, news articles, books, and more.
• Access the Resource Guides HERE.

𝗙𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗔𝘀 𝗠𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘀 𝗗𝗶𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁
• “A Growing Relationship”: Cultivating Organizational Readiness to Influence Implementation of Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change Programming in SNAP-Ed Funded School-Community Partnerships (Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior)
• Levels of Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) In Norwegian Children Stratified by Age and Sex – Data From the Bergen Growth Study 2 (Science Direct)
• Environment as a Limiting Factor of the Historical Global Spread of Mungbean (eLife)
• Critical Role of Lateral Habenula Circuits in the Control of Stress-Induced Palatable Food Consumption (Neuron)
• A History of Repeated Alcohol Intoxication Promotes Cognitive Impairment and Gene Expression Signatures of Disease Progression in the 3XTG Mouse Model of Alzheimer’s Disease (eNeuro)
• Reduced Allergenicity of Shrimp (Penaeus Vannamei) By Altering the Protein Fold, Digestion Susceptibility, and Allergen Epitopes (ACS Publications)
• The Kids Are Not All the Same – Heterogeneity in Children’s Snack Purchase Behavior (Science Direct)
• Food and Beverage Environments at Store Checkouts in California: Mostly Unhealthy Products (Science Direct)
• Moderate Protein Intake Percentage in Mice for Maintaining Metabolic Health During Approach to Old Age (Springer Link)
• Effects of Animal and Vegetable Proteins on Gut Microbiota in Subjects With Overweight or Obesity (MDPI)
• Fatty Fish Consumption Reduces Lipophilic Index in Erythrocyte Membranes and Serum Phospholipids (NMCD)
• Metabolomic Differences in Young-Onset Versus Average-Onset Colorectal Adenocarcinoma. (ACOS)