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Journal Club: Food Insecurity

March 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

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1. What is the current US rate of food insecurity and its associated economic and societal costs?

* Coleman A, Rabbitt M, Gregory CA, Singh A. A report summary from the Economic Research Service: Household Food Security in the United States in 2016. Economic Research Services United States Department of Agriculture. September 2016. Report Number 237. Accessed 9/7/2018.

* Hardline-Grafton H. Hunger & Health: The Impact of Poverty, Food Insecurity, and Poor Nutrition on Health and Well-Being. Food and Research Action Center. December 2017. www.frac.org.

2. Discuss some of the factors contributing to food insecurity and the role of federal programs as preventive solutions

* Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Child and Adolescent Federally Funded Nutrition Assistance Programs. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2018;118(8):1490-1497.

* Tuttle C. Unexpected Hikes in Energy Prices Increase the Likelihood of Food Insecurity. Amber Waves: United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service website. July 13 2017 Accessed 9/7/2018. https://www.ers.usda.gov/amber-waves/2017/july/unexpected-hikes-in-energy-prices-increase-the-likelihood-of-food-insecurity

* Sun et al. Childhood adversity and adult reports of food insecurity among households with children. Am J Prev Med 2016;50(5):561–572

Journal Club: Food Insecurity


March 6, 2019
9:30 am - 11:30 am