PositionofADA_HUNGERx2x - It is the position of the...

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It is the position of the American Dietetic Association (ADA) that access to  adequate amounts of safe, nutritious, and culturally appropriate food at all  times is a fundamental human right. ADA identifies sustainable development as the long-term strategy to  ending world hunger and achieving food security. Sustainable development requires political, economic, and social changes  that include: empowering the disenfranchised widening access to assets and other resources narrowing gap between rich and poor increased access for women to education adequate health care  and sanitation economic opportunities The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) indicates that more than  840 million people in the world do not have enough to eat. UNICEF refers to the under-5 mortality rate as the single best indicator of  children’s overall health- including nutritional health and well-being. nutritional health and knowledge of mothers
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