Is food the key to bringing down medical costs?

April 5, 2015 11:00 AM

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Is food the key to bringing down medical costs?

America is eating its way to ever-increasing rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. We continue to get sicker because we consume a diet that provides nutrient poor foods prepared using unhealthy fats and excessive levels of both salt and sugar, while not providing a full range of health protective micronutrients.

There is overwhelming scientific evidence that links this empty, unhealthy diet and nutrition pattern to these diseases, and in turn billions of dollars in excess medical costs.

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