• Food is Primary Care®

    Food is Primary Care®

    Fresh Advantage® transforms institutional dining services with meals that heal, nurture, and satisfy.
    We work with dining service providers nationwide to bring wholesome, freshly prepared food to patients, residents, employees, and visitors.

  • We can help you meet the IRS community benefit requirement

    We can help you meet the IRS community benefit requirement

    Fresh Advantage assists nonprofit hospitals to meet the new IRS community benefit requirement through interactive, engaging hospital and community-based programs that start with the most essential element of human health: what we eat.

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    Transforming Food Service – introducing fresh, locally sourced, made-from-scratch meals that are tasty and nutritious to those you serve.

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    FA recognizes the profound impact that fresh, nutritious, and affordable food produced by sustainable methods plays in creating and maintaining health and productivity.

Our Services


“Fresh Advantage is a pioneer in reframing how food and nutrition must be incorporated into all health care practice—from acute care environments to outpatient and community-based settings. Not only is their leadership visionary and creative, they listened to our needs and goals and created a practical, cost-effective plan to completely reinvent our food service operation and mesh it with our research and therapeutic programs.There’s no end to the superlatives I can come up with to describe Marydale DeBor’s work as a consultant and colleague.”

Robert Cole
Chief Operating Officer, CMHC

Case Studies

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Read our Blog

FA Director Marydale DeBor featured in US News

FA Director Marydale DeBor featured in US News & World Report

Marydale DeBor is a featured expert in “Treating Hunger As a Health Issue,” a US News & World Report article that examines the role of hospitals in helping patients manage their health outcomes by alleviating food insecurity. Marydale works with hospitals to develop community benefit programs that promote healthy eating, reduce food insecurity, and improve(...)

Food Notes from Vietnam: Postscript

During our time in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), we were dismayed to hear lots of talk about the arrival of McDonald’s in Vietnam. Now, as this New York Times article describes, McDonalds has joined KFC, Pizza Hut, Baskin-Robbins, Starbucks, and Dunkin’ Donuts to tap into the lucrative possibilities of Vietnam’s growing middle class(...)