Prevalence of Household-level Food Insecurity and Its Determinants in an Urban Resettlement Colony in North India

  title={Prevalence of Household-level Food Insecurity and Its Determinants in an Urban Resettlement Colony in North India},
  author={Palanivel Chinnakali and Ravi Prakash Upadhyay and Deepa Shokeen and Kavita Singh and Manpreet Kaur and Arvind K. Singh and Anil Goswami and Kapil Yadav and Chandrakant Sambhaji Pandav},
  booktitle={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
An adequate food intake, in terms of quantity and quality, is a key to healthy life. Malnutrition is the most serious consequence of food insecurity and has a multitude of health and economic implications. India has the world's largest population living in slums, and these have largely been underserved areas. The State of Food Insecurity in the World (2012) estimates that India is home to more than 217 million undernourished people. Various studies have been conducted to assess food insecurity… CONTINUE READING
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