“As we prepare to celebrate with friends and family at the Thanksgiving table, we’re mindful of how the food we eat and serve is medicine for the body and soul — essential to our health and well-being. But choosing what is served on our plate can be an overwhelming challenge for many,” wrote Amy Simmons-Farber, assistant vice president of Media Relations at NACHC. “More than 89 percent of U.S. households are food insecure and confront daunting hurdles to securing healthy, nutritious food for themselves and their family members. Some live in ‘food deserts’ where there are no grocery stores nearby or they may lack transportation to get to a store. In many cases, the family budget doesn’t stretch far enough. With inflation driving up the price of staples such as fresh produce or meat, the struggle is particularly acute.” To read more, click here.