By providing access to healthy food, The Food Pantries for the Capital district are taking on a venture to collaborate with community-based food providers as well as healthcare organisations. The initiative aims to improve the health of the communities that are trying to combat chronic health conditions, such as Diabetes Type 2, high/low blood pressure, obesity, and nerve damage. This plan has been devised by observing the relationship between food insecurity and life-threatening conditions. The Food Pantries endorses the ‘food as medicine’ trend and seeks to improve dietary health by giving access to vegetables, fruits, and whole grains to individuals and families by reducing food insecurity and cost.
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