Hunger and obesity understanding a food insecurity paradigm

At some point during 2009, more than 17 million households in the United States had difficulty providing enough food for all their members because of a lack of resources. In more than one-third of these households, the food intake of some household members was reduced and normal eating patterns were...

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Main Authors: Troy, Lisa M., Miller, Emily Ann (Author), Olson, Steve (Author)
Corporate Authors: Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Food and Nutrition Board, Workshop on Understanding the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Obesity (2010, Washington, D.C.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. National Academies Press [2011], 2011
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Summary:At some point during 2009, more than 17 million households in the United States had difficulty providing enough food for all their members because of a lack of resources. In more than one-third of these households, the food intake of some household members was reduced and normal eating patterns were disrupted due to limited resources. The Workshop on Understanding the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Obesity was held to explore the biological, economic, psychosocial, and other factors that may influence the relationship between food insecurity, overweight, and obesity in the United States. Hunger and Obesity examines current concepts and research findings in the field. The report identifies information gaps, proposes alternative approaches to analyzing data, recommends new data that should be collected, and addresses the limitations of the available research
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Physical Description:1 PDF file (x, 239 pages) illustrations
ISBN:0309187427
9780309187428