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Delivering food to nutritionally vulnerable patients is important for addressing these patients' social determinants of health. However, it is not known whether food delivery programs can reduce the use of costly health services and decrease medical spending among these patients. We sought to...

Author(s)
Berkowitz, S. A.; Terranova, J.; Hill, C.; Ajayi, T.; Linsky, T.; Tishler, L. W.; DeWalt, D. A.
Publisher
People-to-People Health Foundation, Project Hope, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Health Affairs, 2018, 37, 4, pp 535-542
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze households' acquisition of healthy food away from home (FAFH) from restaurants. Specifically, determinants of households' decision to purchase healthy FAFH, the share of households' FAFH expenditures allocated to healthy FAFH and the share of...

Author(s)
Leschewski, A. M.; Weatherspoon, D. D.; Kuhns, A.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2018, 120, 3, pp 588-601
Abstract

Purpose: As food aid is still for a great part dependent upon the donation of food surplus and as the number of persons relying on food charities is increasing, it is important to further investigate which donation system responds best to the needs of the beneficiaries. The purpose of this paper is ...

Author(s)
Stepman, E.; Uyttendaele, M.; Boeck, E. de; Jacxsens, L.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
British Food Journal, 2018, 120, 3, pp 578-587
Abstract

Evidence-based dietary guidance in the United States has progressed substantially since its inception >100 y ago. This review describes the historical development and significance of dietary guidance in the United States, including the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGAs), and emphasizes the...

Author(s)
Jahns, L.; Davis-Shaw, W.; Lichtenstein, A. H.; Murphy, S. P.; Conrad, Z.; Nielsen, F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Advances in Nutrition, 2018, 9, 2, pp 136-147
Abstract

Social protection policies involve distributional politics and practices that pose significant challenges. Focusing on Indonesia, where such policies are rapidly expanding, this paper discusses two programmes most relevant to the poor - the rice for welfare (Rastra) scheme and the conditional cash...

Author(s)
McCarthy, J.; Sumarto, M.
Publisher
Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, Singapore
Citation
Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, 2018, 35, 2, pp 223-236
Abstract

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - formerly, the Food Stamp Program - provides low-income participants with electronic benefits that are used like debit cards to purchase eligible food items in authorized retail food stores. Over the program's...

Author(s)
Oliveira, V.; Prell, M.; Tiehen, L.; Smallwood, D.
Publisher
USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, USA
Citation
Economic Research Report - Economic Research Service, USDA, 2018, No.243, pp iv + 74 pp.
Abstract

Australian efforts to address food insecurity are delivered by a charitable food system (CFS) which fails to meet demand. The scope and nature of the CFS is unknown. This study audits the organisational capacity of the CFS within the 10.9 square kilometres of inner-city Perth, Western Australia. A...

Author(s)
Pollard, C. M.; Mackintosh, B.; Campbell, C.; Kerr, D.; Begley, A.; Jancey, J.; Caraher, M.; Berg, J.; Booth, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 6, pp 1249
Abstract

Objective: To carry out a pilot study to determine whether a supermarket double-dollar fruit and vegetable (F&V) incentive increases F&V purchases among low-income families. Design: Randomized controlled design. Purchases were tracked using a loyalty card that provided participants with a...

Author(s)
Polacsek, M.; Moran, A.; Thorndike, A. N.; Boulos, R.; Franckle, R. L.; Greene, J. C.; Blue, D. J.; Block, J. P.; Rimm, E. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2018, 50, 3, pp 217-228.e1
Abstract

India's tribal population suffers mainly from deprivation and marginalisation. Caught in vicious cycles of poverty and social exclusion, tribals often struggle to survive while opportunities to access information, supplies and essential services elude them. Given this scenario, the present study...

Author(s)
Murty, K. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Social Change, 2018, 48, 2, pp 208-221
Abstract

This thought-provoking but accessible book critically examines the dominant food regime on its own terms, by seriously asking whether we can afford cheap food and by exploring what exactly cheap food affords us. Detailing the numerous ways that our understanding of food has narrowed, such as its...

Author(s)
Carolan, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
The real cost of cheap food , 2018, Ed. 2, pp 234 pp.

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