WCVB Channel 5 Boston: Prescription for fruits, veggies linked to better heart health, food security

New research shows adults at risk for heart disease who participated in produce prescription programs for an average of six months increased their consumption of fruits and vegetables and had reduced blood pressure, body mass index and blood sugar levels.

This research was published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, a peer-reviewed American Heart Association journal.

WCVB Channel 5 Boston looked into what the study, authored by Kurt Hager, an instructor at UMass Chan Medical School in Worcester, could mean for patients. Watch their report below.

To read more about the study, click here.