28 Jul '12, 10pm

Fruits and Vegetables Are the Doctor's New Orders | Care2 Healthy ...: Brandi, selected from Diets in Review; Ju...

Fruits and Vegetables Are the Doctor's New Orders | Care2 Healthy ...: Brandi, selected from Diets in Review; Ju...

By Lacy Hansen for Diets In Review If you’re like me, you grow quickly irritated with how our country treats illnesses and symptoms with pills for ‘this’ and ‘that,’ yet we never prescribe preventative care. The result? A lot of unhealthy people on expensive medications they can’t afford, medicines that could have been avoided entirely in many cases had proper nutrition and care been followed. Finally, there’s some good news. And it isn’t news that some higher-ups are talking about making some changes, but that real, tangible changes are currently taking place in our health care system. Wholesome Wave, a non-profit organization, is funded through private donations. Those donations supply the new Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program (FVRx). The FVRx program is available through a doctor’s prescription that requires fresh fruit and vegetables . FVRx provides $1 daily sub...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/fruits-and-vegetables-ar...

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