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Food insecurity contributes to poor nutritional status of many populations, but long-term approaches to improving household food insecurity have not been widely evaluated. This study evaluates the effectiveness of four interventions, Women's Empowerment Groups (WEG), Prevention of Malnutrition in...

Author(s)
Doocy, S.; Emerson, J.; Colantouni, E.; Strong, J.; Mansen, K. A.; Caulfield, L. E.; Klemm, R.; Brye, L.; Funna, S.; Nzanzu, J. P.; Musa, E.; Rocha, J. S.; Menakuntuala, J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2018, 10, 3, pp 649-660
Abstract

Objective: Consumption of fruits and vegetables (FV) remains lower than recommended by the 2015 to 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The aim of this study was to assess average FV and frozen FV consumption and the effect on nutrient intakes across sex and 10 age categories. Methods: Nutrient...

Author(s)
Storey, M.; Anderson, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Nutrition, 2018, 46, pp 115-121
Abstract

This research investigates whether holiday clubs have the potential to reduce food insecurity among households in the United Kingdom. We survey parents (n=38) of children attending seven different holiday clubs to estimate the percentage of children in those programmes who come from food insecure...

Author(s)
Long, M. A.; Stretesky, P. B.; Graham, P. L.; Palmer, K. J.; Steinbock, E.; Defeyter, M. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health and Social Care in the Community, 2018, 26, 2, pp e261-e269
Abstract

The United States is facing two interconnected social and public health crises of severe obesity and food insecurity within the social-ecological environment. Marginalized groups experience the highest rates and the greatest impacts in terms of morbidity, mortality, and financial burdens....

Author(s)
Kaiser, M. L.; Cafer, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Social Work in Public Health, 2018, 33, 2, pp 125-139
Abstract

We sought to understand Baltimore corner store owners' awareness of and readiness for the then-approved Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program depth of stock requirements and assess potential barriers and solutions. In-depth interviews and stocking observations were conducted in 17 corner stores ...

Author(s)
Ross, A.; Krishnan, N.; Ruggiero, C.; Kerrigan, D.; Gittelsohn, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Ecology of Food and Nutrition, 2018, 57, 2, pp 94-108
Abstract

Ecuadorian Scholar Food Programme supplies free food to poor school children between 5 and 14 years old, however children between 6 and 24 months (mon) of age was not included in the Ecuadorian Food Programme. Therefore, the present work studied the use of silicon dioxide, lecithin, xanthan gum and ...

Author(s)
Nieto, M.; Domínguez, M.; Villar, M.; Alvarez, Y.; Santacruz, S.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2018, 28, 2, pp 104-111
Abstract

We propose an empirical method for improving food assistance scoring and targeting, which minimizes under-coverage and leakage of food and cash assistance programs. The empirical strategy relies on a joint econometric estimation of food insecurity and economic vulnerability indicators at the...

Author(s)
Chaaban, J.; Ghattas, H.; Irani, A.; Thomas, A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2018, 10, 2, pp 457-472
Abstract

This study investigates forms of sector blending practiced by the Federal Association of German Food Banks and respective benefits and drawbacks emerging for the organization. The study builds on a prior sector blending categorization system. Twenty in-depth interviews with food bank members were...

Author(s)
Rombach, M.; Bitsch, V.
Publisher
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA
Citation
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2018, 21, 2 Special Issue, pp 181-200
Abstract

This special issue presents six selected papers that participated in the 2017 IFAMA best paper competition, among which are the three finalists. The papers cover different subjects representing the broad interests of the agribusiness and food management community. Specifically, the papers deal...

Author(s)
Trienekens, J.
Publisher
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA
Citation
International Food and Agribusiness Management Review, 2018, 21, 2 Special Issue, pp 179-292
Abstract

Humans have experienced famines throughout their history. Even today, the world faces the prospect of several of these crises occurring simultaneously. Yet despite their persistence, there is no agreed model for the development of famines, making it difficult to detect their emergence and to...

Author(s)
Howe, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
World Development (Oxford), 2018, 105, pp 144-155

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