Latest food insecurity Stories

2010-11-08 13:51:40

The economic recession impacts many aspects of our lives including an increase incidence of food insecurity.

2010-11-08 08:14:12

Maintaining a job in these tough economic times is a challenge.

2010-09-28 17:54:11

The number of people suffering from chronic hunger reached a record one billion globally in 2009, with Asia accounting for approximately two-thirds of the world's hungry.

2010-09-03 06:10:00

A report said Thursday that over 49 million people in the US do not have regular access to nutritious meals, putting them at risk for a raft of physical, psychological and social problems.

2010-08-03 14:29:47

Children and youth who experience hunger appear more likely to have health problems, and repeated episodes of hunger may be particularly toxic, according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-11-20 11:57:00

Project Bread addresses increased food insecurity as many face problem of hunger BOSTON, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Bread, the state's leading anti-hunger organization, released numbers from its upcoming annual status report on hunger in the Commonwealth.

2009-05-06 23:01:00

More Than 3.5 Million Children Under the Age of Five Are Food Insecure CHICAGO, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in six young children live on the brink of hunger in 26 states in the U.S., according to a new report issued today by Feeding America.

2006-02-10 11:22:49

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose families have trouble putting food on the table do not appear to be at increased risk of obesity, new study findings suggest.

2006-02-09 07:04:06

Lack of access to exercise facilities, particularly in low-income areas, is one force that's driving the obesity epidemic that's endangering America's children.

2005-08-04 17:10:01

While nutritional status has improved worldwide over the past fifty years, new nutrition-related problems have also emerged. In an article recently published in The Journal of Nutrition, Eileen Kennedy DSc, RD, dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, offers an updated view of global nutrition.

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