food insecurity

food insecurity

anxiety concerning availability of sufficient nutritional resources; a possible psychological contributor to obesity.
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A major concern when attempting to answer the question of whether food insecurity is associated with greater health care expenditures is that conditions associated with food insecurity, such as lack of health insurance and low income, may lessen the ability of those with food insecurity to access health care and thus generate expenditures.
The Council drew attention to the link between armed conflict and conflict induced food insecurity and the threat of famine.
This is an issue that arises directly as a result of food insecurity. Food insecurity is one of the greatest challenges faced by Pakistan, according to the Food Security and Nutrition Strategic Review for Pakistan in 2017.
Within the last five years, food insecurity has come to the forefront as a retention issue for community college students in the United States.
"The economic crisis is driving high rates of food insecurity and malnutrition, with 48% of the population now estimated to be in crisis or worse levels of food security," the NGO forum said in the statement.
Food insecurity, an important Social Determinant of Health associated with poor health outcomes (Wilkinson and Marmot 2006) has been identified as a significant Australian public health issue at national and state levels (Nolan et al 2006; NSW Centre for Public Health Nutrition 2003).
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, a United States-based car rental company, has donated USD65,000 to The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank to address food insecurity in Los Angeles.
Therefore, some studies have suggested that the evaluation of food insecurity can be the best indicator of social and nutritional inequalities, mainly through enabling identification of socially vulnerable groups, among others [2-4], since that food security involves the health and well-being of the individual in their biological, economic, social, environmental, and cultural aspects [5].
Food insecurity is a state or a condition in which people experience limited or uncertain physical and economic access to safe, sufficient, and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs or food preferences for a productive, healthy, and active life [1].
Symmetry Financial Group has announced it has partnered with Asheville-based nonprofit PubCorps, as a presenting sponsor for a volunteer event on September 15 to fight food insecurity, the company said.
ENPNewswire-August 16, 2019--CIGNA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $5 MILLION IN GRANTS TO REDUCE CHILD FOOD INSECURITY
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 15, 2019-: CIGNA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF $5 MILLION IN GRANTS TO REDUCE CHILD FOOD INSECURITY

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