Brookings Mountain West
Las Vegas, Nevada
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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.
Malnutrition; Food insecurity
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Smarter Food Policies are Needed to Make Significant Progress Towards Eradicating Food Insecurity in America.
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