food insecurity

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00:55 Aug 17, 2020
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Social Sciences - Nutrition
Additional field(s): Food & Drink, Government / Politics, Nutrition, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: food insecurity
Definition from Cambridge Blog:
The state of not being able to afford to buy enough food to stay healthy.

Example sentence(s):
  • Racial and ethnic disparities exist related to food insecurity. In 2016, black non-Hispanic households were nearly 2 times more likely to be food insecure than the national average (22.5% versus 12.3%, respectively). Among Hispanic households, the prevalence of food insecurity was 18.5% compared to the national average (12.3%) Healthy People
  • The Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES) created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations provides a common measure of food insecurity that can be used to track and study food insecurity around the world. USDA ERS
  • Keep in mind that low body weight isn’t necessarily a tell-tale sign, as food insecurity is often linked to obesity. Inter-Mountain Healthcare
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Definition from 农学学报 , 编辑部邮箱 ,2018年:

Example sentence(s):
  • “本翻译项目选自2012年版的《世界粮食不安全状况》,该文发表在联合国粮食与农业组织的网站上,它利用一系列的指标,详细地考察了各国不同的经验,总结出了世界在粮食安全问题上取得的进步,并指出了经济增长对膳食营养的重要促进作用。” - 重庆师范大学 2015年 02期  
Yining Wang
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