Food insecurity among adults residing in disadvantaged urban areas: potential health and dietary consequences.

@article{Ramsey2012FoodIA,
  title={Food insecurity among adults residing in disadvantaged urban areas: potential health and dietary consequences.},
  author={Rebecca Ramsey and Katrina Giskes and Gavin Turrell and Danielle Gallegos},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={227-37}
}
OBJECTIVE Food insecurity is the limited or uncertain availability or access to nutritionally adequate, culturally appropriate and safe foods. Food insecurity may result in inadequate dietary intakes, overweight or obesity and the development of chronic disease. Internationally, few studies have focused on the range of potential health outcomes related to food insecurity among adults residing in disadvantaged locations and no such Australian studies exist. The objective of the present study was… CONTINUE READING
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