NYC Health + Hospitals Takes Meatless Mondays Pledge at Its 11 Public Health System Hospitals

January 15th, 2019

NYC Health + Hospitals has launched Meatless Monday at all 11 of its hospitals in an effort to provide patients with a broader range of healthy, appealing meal options and introduce the benefits of plant-based nutrition.

“We want to empower our patients to live their healthiest lives by introducing them to healthier foods that they may choose once they’re discharged,” said Mitchell Katz, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals. “The Meatless Mondays initiative is consistent with this mission and fits with our new Plant-Based Lifestyle Medicine Program at NYC Health + Hospitals Bellevue, developed to provide intensive support for outpatients who wish to adopt healthy lifestyle changes.”

 


 

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