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Maintaining a Healthy Diet by
This work is a focus on the USDA and other public health agencies that have a long history of disseminating information about why and how to make food choices that promote health and prevent disease.
Doing Nutrition Differently by
This book presents contributions from a wide variety of perspectives who collectively ask for a different, more attentive, and more holistic practice of nutrition.
Fair Food by
Tells stories of personal change, courage, innovation and food activism, from local food hubs and backyard food forests, to the GE-free movement, urban farming, radical homemaking and regenerative agriculture.
Food Justice by
Recounts the history of food injustices and describe current efforts to change the system, including community gardens and farmer training, youth empowerment, farm-to-school programs across the country, and a school system's elimination of sugary soft drinks from its cafeterias.
Food Insecurity by
Discusses patterns, prevalence and risk factors of food insecurity, or the uncertainty of having, or unable to acquire enough food to meet the needs of their members because of insufficient money or other resources for food at times during the year.
The Unending Hunger by
Examining how constraints on eating and feeding translate to the uneven distribution of life chances across borders and how "food security" comes to dominate national policy in the United States
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College and University Food Bank Alliance
A professional organization consisting of campus-based programs focused on alleviating food insecurity, hunger, and poverty among college and university students in the United States.
Hunger on Campus, The Challenge of Food Insecurity for College Students
Examines the challenges college students face regarding hunger and food insecurity, ways they are coping, and recommendations to address these issues.
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)
The leading national nonprofit organization working to improve public policies and public-private partnerships to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States. FRAC works with hundreds of national, state and local nonprofit organizations, public agencies, corporations and labor organizations to address hunger, food insecurity, and their root cause, poverty.
Hunger in America
Read about how hunger differs between groups, from Feeding America.
USDA: Food Environment Atlas
Track changes in fast food restaurants, SNAP usage, physical activity, and more using this interactive map from the US Dept. of Agriculture.
Global Hunger Index (GHI)
Reports From the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Household Food Security in the United States in 2016
From the Economic Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Map the Meal Gap
Learn more about local food insecurity and the food banks in your community by exploring data from Feeding America’s annual Map the Meal Gap project.
Analyzing Food Insecurity in Upstate South Carolina
Clemson University study analyzing food security in the upstate region of South Carolina based on existing resources, accessibility to food markets, and socioeconomic factors.