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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Summary

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.