food_securityx_hunger_x_obesity

food_securityx_hunger_x_obesity - Food Insecurity & The...

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The Paradox of Hunger  & Obesity in America
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Food Security Government Definition of   Food Insecurity active, healthy lifestyle Hunger :   “the physiological drive for food that initiates food- seeking behavior|” The uneasy or painful sensation caused by a lack of  food
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Food Insecurity Low food security People that have had to make changes in the  quality/quantity of their food intake in order to  deal with a limited budget Very Low food   People that have struggled with having  enough food for the household, including  cutting back/skipping meals on a frequent  basis for both adults & children
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Food Insecurity USDA 2005 Reported:  12.6 million households are food insecure 35.1 million people live in households considered food  insecure 22.7 million are adults 12.4 million are children  2003-2005 by state Low/very low food security: NM, MS, TX, SC, AR, OK,  UT, ID, NC, TN (CA #23) Very low food security: SC, NM, AR, UT, TX, GA (CA  3.6%)
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