Food Security 2021
Food-Seeking Behaviors and Food Insecurity Risk During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 PandemicFood insecurity risk increases among disaster-struck individuals. The authors employed the social determinants of health framework to (1) describe the characteristics and food-seeking behaviors of individuals coping with the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic and (2) evaluate the relationship between these factors and food insecurity risk.
Food Insecurity Among Health Sciences Graduate Students at a Large Northeastern UniversityTo determine the prevalence of food insecurity and the factors associated with it among health sciences graduate students.
Sociodemographic and Psychosocial Factors Associated With Diet Quality in 6 Rural Native American CommunitiesTo identify psychosocial and household environmental factors related to diet quality among Native Americans (NA).
Emotional Eating Mediates the Relationship Between Food Insecurity and Obesity in Latina WomenTo examine the mediating role of emotional eating (EE) in the association between food insecurity (FI) and obesity in Latina women.
Addressing College Food Insecurity: An Assessment of Federal Legislation Before and During Coronavirus Disease-2019Research conducted before coronavirus disease-2019 illustrated high rates of food insecurity among college students. The pandemic has likely increased student food insecurity because of factors like unemployment and closure of campus resources, and many students cannot access federal food assistance because of long-standing student restrictions. This perspective reviews federal legislation on college food insecurity introduced in the 116th legislative session (2019–2020) immediately before coronavirus disease-2019 in the US, as well as pandemic-related stimulus bills and their implications for future policies and practice.
Food Insecurity and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption Among WIC-Enrolled Families in the First 1,000 DaysDetermine the association between household food insecurity and habitual sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption among Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)–enrolled families during the first 1,000 days.
Trauma-Informed Financial Empowerment Programming Improves Food Security Among Families With Young ChildrenTo determine how trauma-informed programming affects household food insecurity (HFI) over 12 months.
Household Food Insecurity, Breastfeeding, and Related Feeding Practices in US Infants and Toddlers: Results From NHANES 2009–2014To examine the relationships among food insecurity, breastfeeding, and other related feeding practices by race/ethnicity among US infants and toddlers.
Availability of Food Options and Nutrition Education in Local Food PantriesExplore the availability of food options and nutrition education at food pantries and identify the barriers to offering them to pantry clients.
Design and Implementation of a 5-Year School-Based Nutrition Education InterventionTo describe the research methods of a multicomponent nutrition education program empowering teachers to improve nutrition literacy and prevent obesity among elementary school students.
A Qualitative Evaluation of Double Up Food Bucks Farmers’ Market Incentive Program AccessExplore factors affecting access to and use of Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB), a farmers’ market program that doubles Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for use toward the purchase of fruits and vegetables (FV).
Characterizing and Assessing the Quality of State K–12 Share Table Policies as a Potential Mechanism to Reduce Food Waste and Promote Food SecurityTo identify the prevalence of state-level share table policies, assess the quality of available policies, and determine common policy characteristics.