Food as Medicine
Learn to prevent heart disease with our monthly plant-based diet classes.

Meet the Team

  • Dr. Akilah Bates, MD (Internal Medicine Physician)
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist)
  • Behavioral Health Providers


  • Encourage increased fruit & vegetable intake
  • Improve health, health outcomes, and body awareness through diet
  • Use diet to prevent, treat, and possibly cure disease
  • Introduction and exposure to new foods & cooking methods!


  • Food/Meals that are “doable” in time and resources
  • Food/Meals that are cheap or reasonable
  • Food/Meals that require minimal equipment
  • Food/Meal that has ingredients that are easily found and/or locally sourced