Food Farmacy: An innovative way to eat

Alliance for Better Health, in conjunction with Catholic Charities of Albany and Ellis Medicine, has launched the Food Farmacy program at Ellis’ McClellan campus. The Farmacy, one of the first of its kind in upstate New York, allows people to receive advice from nutritionists as well as  fresh produce and other healthy foods.

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany and Ellis Medicine are to be applauded for undertaking a unique, front-line approach to the health of individuals in the Capital Region,” said Jacob Reider, M.D., CEO of Alliance for Better Health. “This is work that can immediately address determinants of health for vulnerable people, leading to better health and preventing unnecessary trips to the hospital.” Read more…