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Links found between food insecurity and obesity

June 9, 2006

A recent study from the American Society for Nutrition shows a strong link between household food insecurity and individual weight gain. Along with an American Medical Association report linking poverty and obesity in black adolescents, a USDA analysis showing income linked to children’s eating habits, and a brand new Journal of Nutrition study linking food insecurity and obesity in women, the existing corpus of research overwhelmingly favors a link between lack of food and obesity and contradicts a previous finding in Pediatrics magazine.

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