Food Insecurity and Disease: Prevalence, Policy, and Politics

1st Edition

Areej Hassan

Apple Academic Press
Published December 20, 2016
Reference - 280 Pages - 2 Color & 6 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781771884914 - CAT# N11800

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Food insecurity and disease are inextricably linked. The chapters in this valuable articles compendium reinforce that message by specifically linking food insecurity to various forms of chronic disease, including HIV/AIDS and obesity, as well as mental health issues. Providing a nuanced look at food insecurity and its connection to disease, the quality of the research gathered here advances our understanding of this issue; the chapter authors have provided us with a solid foundation on which to build well-informed clinical practice, further research, and effective future policy.This informative compendium will provide insight on these important issues for students and scholars in security studies, international politics, and environmental studies.