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You might be food insecure if a member of your household has ever ‘not eaten’ for a whole day because there was not enough money for food. – US Food Security Scale

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Children from households with food insecurity exhibit persistent hyperactivity and inattention. – Oshner Journal

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Improving household food security has the potential to reduce mental disorders among US youth. – Journal of Nutrition

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The federally run SNAP program benefit does not cover the cost of a low-income meal in 99 percent of US continental counties and the District of Columbia. – Urban.org

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A mental disorder in a caregiver may makes it less likely for a child in that household to receive nutrition assistance, due to the difficulty of navigating the assistance procurement process. – Journal of Nutrition

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You might be food insecure if you have ever cut the size of your meal or skipped meals because there wasn’t enough money for food. – US Food Security Scale

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Mothers of both preschoolers and school-aged children who reported severe hunger were more likely to have a lifetime diagnosis of posttraumatic stress disorder. – Official Journal of the American Pediatrics

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Child hunger is a predictor of suicide. Which is the third leading cause of death in adolescents aged 10-14 and the second among those aged 14-24. – Pediatrics and Child Health

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Restriction of nutrition during certain child developmental phases may cause long-term mental damage that does not show up until later as an adult. – Hanson and Cluckman 2001

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You might be food insecure if your children have ever been hungry, but you just couldn’t afford more food. – US Food Security Scale

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