Fresh vegetables and fruit are essential to any well-balanced diet, and it's recommended that we fill at least half of our plate with vegetables and fruit at every meal. Plant-based diets, those that consist of mostly vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, and grains, may decrease your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. Plant-based diets can also be an effective way to managed these illnesses once diagnosed.
Learn more about plant-based diets and healthy substitutions from our nutrition team.
Jing-Ke Weng, PhD, Member of Whitehead Institute and Assistant Professor at MIT, and Seth Berkowitz, MD, of MGH and Harvard Medical School recently presented at an event co-hosted by Whitehead Institute and Community Servings. Our Dinner Table: The Intersection of Food and Health explored the science behind our food choices and how our diets impact health and disease. Following the presentation, Community Servings' Chef Kevin Conner served a gourmet, medically-tailored meal to 100 donors and supporters.