Food Insecurity and Child Malnutrition in the United States
Specializes in Case mgmt., rehab, (CRRN), LTC & psych.
Has 15 years experience.
Children and the elderly are at increased risk for malnutrition, an affliction that takes place when a patient's body is deprived of the vitamins, minerals and other nutrients needed to sustain healthy tissue and organ function. Unfortunately, millions of children in the United States reside in households where food insecurity is a constant issue. The problem of food insecurity has gotten worse in the years since the official end of the Great Recession. You are reading page 5 of Food Insecurity and Child Malnutrition in the United States. If you want to start from the beginning Go to First Page.