An apple a day is the right thing. An apple plus a carrot is even better. Writing in the NYTimes, Natasha Singer looks into “prescription produce” and the sickness prevention benefits of real food, i.e., fruit and vegetables. Massachusetts public policy gets high praise in this article. Lowell and the surrounding towns offer farmers’ markets of various types. Look for local products on stands, at farms, and in orchards throughout the region. Read all about it here, and consider subscribing to the NYT if you like what you read.