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Center for Food As Medicine

New York, NY | foodmedcenter.org

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The Center for Food as Medicine (CFAM) (foodmedcenter.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to integrating food as medicine into healthcare practices. CFAM focuses on research, community interventions, education, events, programming, communication, and outreach to advance the role of food in preventing and treating disease.

Collaborating with the New York Police Department, the City of New York, the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the Teaching Kitchen Collaborative, and the Sylvia Center Cooks For Health program, CFAM targets medical professionals, policymakers, academics, students, and the public. They provide evidence-based knowledge to incorporate nutrition into healthcare, foster a new generation of healthcare professionals, and empower individuals to make healthier choices.

CFAM's work includes qualitative and quantitative research on dietary changes and diet-disease relationships, with community studies providing real-world perspectives. They offer online courses, seminars, and workshops on the science of nutrition and dietary supplements. Their events serve as global forums for knowledge exchange, discussing the latest research and innovations in food as medicine.

Through effective communication across various media channels, CFAM ensures its work reaches a broad audience, fostering awareness and engagement. Community programming addresses food insecurity and promotes resilient, equitable food systems.

Grounded in academia and encompassing comprehensive research, education, events, community engagement, communication, and outreach, CFAM promotes health equity and advances the prevention and treatment of disease through the power of food as medicine.



The Center for Food as Medicine (CFAM) (foodmedcenter.org) is a non-profit organization dedicated to integrating food as medicine into healthcare practices. CFAM focuses on research, community interventions, education, events, programming…

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