FCS Advocacy Posters
 

Faculty Advisor

Elizabeth Cowie

Files

Download

Download Poster (708 KB)

Description

Food insecurity is a widespread issue plaguing roughly 12.3% of households in the United States, which is a total of roughly 15.6 million families. It is defined as the limited or uncertain access to adequate and nutritious food. At times, it is struggling to find any food at all and wondering when your next meal will be. Food insecure areas tend to have less supermarkets and convenience stores, resulting in lower availability of healthy food options like fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and more.

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Department

Family and Consumer Sciences

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Degree Program

Dietetics

Publication Date

Spring 2021

Publisher

Fontbonne University Archives

City

St. Louis, MO

Keywords

food insecurity, food deserts, health risks, obesity, diabetes, heart disease

Disciplines

Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration

Comments

Presented at the annual Student Academic Exhibition in spring of 2021.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Understanding Food Insecurity

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.