Good nutrition is vital to health.
The cost of food has soared in the last two decades while incomes have flattened or declined.
Diet-related disease such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes or obesity now accounts for 86% of health care costs according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
Health care providers know they need to address this issue, but haven’t been quite sure how to do it. Oregon Food Bank can help bridge the gap between health and food insecurity.