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Inadequate child nutrition during the first '1000 days' is widespread in Cambodia, resulting in a high prevalence of child malnutrition. Access to processed complementary food in packages (PCFP) may support caretakers in improving diet of young children. This study aimed to evaluate the caretakers' ...

Author(s)
Nurhasan, M.; Prima, R. A.; Olsen, S. B.; Wieringa, F. T.; Dijkhuizen, M. A.; Chamnan, C.; Roos, N.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2021, 17, 3,
Abstract

The World Food Programme (WFP) offers yearly health and nutrition summer camps hosting vulnerable Syrian and Lebanese children and aiming at improving physical, mental and social well-being while contributing to better social cohesion. The present study aimed to assess the 2019 WFP summer camps'...

Author(s)
El-Jor, C.; Rahi, B.; Malhame, M. E.; Mattar, L.; Moussa, S.; Zeeni, N.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
British Journal of Nutrition, 2021, 125, 12, pp 1416-1426
Abstract

Background: Food insecurity is strongly associated with poor mental and physical health, especially with chronic diseases. Food banks have become the primary long-term solution to addressing food insecurity. Traditionally, food banks provide assistance in the form of pre-packed hampers based on the ...

Author(s)
Rizvi, A.; Wasfi, R.; Enns, A.; Kristjansson, E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2021, 21, 771, pp (22 April 2021)
Abstract

Background Several studies conducted to access the status of household food insecurity in Ethiopia show that the nutrition problem is still highly prevalent especially in pregnant women and children. This study was conducted in 2018 main harvesting season with the principal objective to assess the...

Author(s)
Ambaw, M. B.; Shitaye, G.; Taddele, M.; Aderaw, Z.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2021, 21, 311, pp (06 February 2021)
Abstract

Adolescent girls have been recognised as a key group requiring nutritional support. This study compares the findings of Fill the Nutrient Gap (FNG) analyses in El Salvador, Ghana, Madagascar and Lao PDR, on the cost of meeting the nutrient needs of adolescent girls compared to other household...

Author(s)
Bose, I.; Baldi, G.; Kiess, L.; Klemm, J.; Deptford, A.; Pee, S. de
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2021, 28,
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Introduction: This qualitative study investigates children's perceptions of the influences of a Centrally Procured School Food Program on their dietary behaviours and their recommendations on how to improve the program. Methods: The observations of 208 students aged 9 to 14 years (Grades 5-8) at 21 ...

Author(s)
Colley, P.; Miller, L.; Seabrook, J. A.; Woodruff, S. J.; Gilliland, J.
Publisher
Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada: Research, Policy and Practice, 2021, 41, 4, pp 131-137
Abstract

Various food programs present opportunities for marketing local food in Tennessee. Healthconscious consumers prefer the health benefits of local food over processed foods. To satisfy consumer demand, local restaurants are utilizing the services of local food vendors. Conventional grocery stores are ...

Author(s)
Ajumobia, B. C.; Ekanemb, E.; Mafuyaic, M.
Publisher
Food Distribution Research Society, Inc., USA
Citation
Journal of Food Distribution Research, 2021, 52, 1, pp 1-3
Abstract

This study contributes to the growing literature on household resource allocation across time by examining monthly cycles of food pantry visitation. This study uses 13 years of data from over 40,000 households who visited the Food Bank for Larimer County in Northern Colorado. Analysis reveals that...

Author(s)
Byrne, A. T.; Just, D. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2021, 43, 2, pp 716-731
Abstract

We estimate the impact of involuntary unemployment following employer shutdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic on American households' past-week food expenditures, free food receipt, and food sufficiency, as well as confidence about next month's food adequacy. Over April to June 2020, compared with...

Author(s)
Restrepo, B. J.; Rabbitt, M. P.; Gregory, C. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 2021, 43, 1, pp 185-204
Abstract

Latinx are at high risk for food insecurity and face several barriers to accessing nutritious foods. To identify the food relief efforts that would be most beneficial to Latinx, 30 Latinas were interviewed regarding their experiences in accessing healthy food. Participants were asked for their...

Author(s)
Vasquez-Huot, L. M.; Dudley, J. R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 2021, 16, 1, pp 64-81

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