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Elevance Health Foundation Expands ‘Food as Medicine’ Grants with Additional $4.2 Million Investment

The Elevance Health Foundation has expanded its “food as medicine” grants with an additional $4.2 million in awards, bringing the total investment in encouraging food as medicine to over $27 million. These grants are focused on organisations working to improve clinical outcomes for food-insecure individuals with chronic conditions and increase access to nutritious foods for vulnerable populations. Food insecurity is associated with chronic diseases and delayed development, with disproportionate impacts on racial and ethnic minority groups. The Foundation’s efforts aim to combat food insecurity by prioritising access to high-quality food and reaching more than six million Americans through various organisations and programmes.

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