Tag: federal nutrition

1. In a mixed methods study of screening for food insecurity (FI) among 6 suburban practices, 3 major themes emerged. 1) time and workflow were not barriers to screening for FI, but pediatricians’ concern for embarrassing families served as a deterrent to screening. 2) Clinicians reported that families felt...
Image: PD 1. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants have similar rates of obesity to low-income nonparticipants. 2. SNAP participants consumed more sugar-sweetened beverages, processed meats, and high-fat dairy products than non-SNAP participants. 3. However, both low-income groups (SNAP participants and nonparticipants) had less vegetable, fruit, and dietary fiber intake than...