Experiences of food insecurity among urban soup kitchen consumers: insights for improving nutrition and well-being.

@article{Wicks2006ExperiencesOF,
  title={Experiences of food insecurity among urban soup kitchen consumers: insights for improving nutrition and well-being.},
  author={Rosemary Wicks and Lyndal J. Trevena and Susan Quine},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={921-4}
}
Adequate nutrition is an essential determinant of health. Disadvantaged individuals within the cities of developed countries continue to have poor health, yet the role of food insecurity in such groups is poorly understood. This cross-sectional study describes such experiences among 22 randomly selected participants who participated in interviews at a charity-run soup kitchen in urban Sydney, Australia. Interviews explored four constructs of food insecurity (quantitative, qualitative… CONTINUE READING