U.S. News and World Report features op-ed by Richard Schenkel

Meals prepared from scratch using fresh produce

In his op-ed, Richard Schenkel, Unidine’s founder and CEO, discusses the health benefits of fresh food and the changing role of hospitals in communities.

“It’s important to teach patients while they are in the hospital that eating healthy and having food taste delicious actually go together. This is helpful in combatting both obesity and malnutrition, since one third of patients admitted to the hospital are malnourished. Prescribing an appetizing, healthy diet during a hospital stay plays a significant role in the speed of discharge and improved health in the future.”

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