The association between food insecurity and inflammation in the US adult population.

@article{Gowda2012TheAB,
  title={The association between food insecurity and inflammation in the US adult population.},
  author={C. J. Krishne Gowda and Craig Hadley and Allison E Aiello},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={102 8},
  pages={
          1579-86
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To expand the understanding of potential pathways through which food insecurity is associated with adverse health outcomes, we investigated whether food insecurity is associated with nutritional levels, inflammatory response, and altered immune function. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999-2006) with 12,191 participants. We assessed food insecurity using the US Department of Agriculture food security scale… CONTINUE READING
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