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(VIDEO) N.Y. doctors write prescriptions for fruits and vegetables

July 29, 2013

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The Associated Press YouTube channel has posted a video about doctors in New York City and their decision to write prescriptions for fruits and vegetables. The special coupons are used by low-income residents to purchase fresh produce at local farmers markets, a healthy alternative to fast or processed food options.  

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Eat Healthy Miss. initiative underway

October 17, 2011

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>> Miss. Hospitality & Restaurant Association connecting growers, restaurants The new Eat Healthy Mississippi initiative, which will connect local growers to restaurants and promote healthy eating, is underway. The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (MHRA) recently learned it had received a grant of more than $83,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. With the help […]

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