Document Type

Capstone Project

Publication Date

2017

Publisher

Brookings Mountain West

First page number:

1

Last page number:

39

Abstract

Speaking of malnutrition conjures images of starving African children as presented by the media and humanitarian organizations. We think about famine ridden lands, places where emaciated victims who have very little access to food. Malnutrition does not conjure images of obese youth and financially struggling families living amidst excessive consumption in America. Although an alarming paradox, malnutrition can and does exist in what some would call the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth, but yet it does exist.

Keywords

Malnutrition; Food insecurity

Disciplines

Food Studies

File Format

pdf

File Size

1.061 Kb

Language

English

Comments

This is a student research paper, patterned on a Brookings Policy Brief, written under the supervision of a Brookings Scholar.


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