Low Caloric Intake Among Mexican – American High School Students May Suggest Food Insecurity and / or Insufficiency in the Household

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In the United States, health concerns such as food insecurity and obesity continue to rise among American households (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2003). Poor dietary intake can result in poor health outcomes as well as negatively impact student academic performance (Sigman-Grant, 2003). Despite the growing health concerns among the youth… (More)

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