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SNAP benefits are rising for millions of Americans, thanks to a...

Tracy Roof, University of Richmond The U.S. Department of Agriculture adjusts Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program benefits to reflect changes...

Free school meals for all children can improve kids’ health

Matthew J. Landry, Stanford University Recognizing that millions of U.S. children are at risk of hunger, Maine and California...

Giving food pantry clients choices – and gently nudging them toward...

Caitlin Caspi, University of Connecticut and Marlene B. Schwartz, University of Connecticut Food banks and pantries across the U.S....

Ending food insecurity in Native communities means restoring land rights, handing...

Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan, Oklahoma State University For Indigenous people in the U.S., food is considered a sacred gift....

How lifting children out of poverty today will help them tomorrow

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University; Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley, and Melissa S. Kearney, University of Maryland As...

A nutrition report card for Americans: Dark clouds, silver linings

Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University Many of the latest findings on the American diet are not encouraging. Almost half of...

Growing food and protecting nature don’t have to conflict – here’s...

Thomas Hertel, Purdue University Growing food in a sustainable, environmentally friendly way – while also producing enough of it...

What is food insecurity?

Caitlin Caspi, University of Connecticut Among the many striking images from the pandemic is an aerial photo showing cars in seemingly endless rows lined up...

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We’ve hit peak obesity, but tough measures still needed to tackle...

By Lisa Rutherford, ScotCen Social Research Many of us are well versed in the negative health consequences of being obese. For those of us who...