Doctors Play A Role In Helping End Hunger

Jan 5, 2016

You are what you eat. Those with the worst eating habits face the most negative health consequences. So doctors, especially those with low-income patients,  should be asking questions and offering information about good nutrition.

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That’s the point made by University of Illinois economist Craig Gunderson in a paper published in November in the journal Health Affairs. Health care professionals should screen for food insecurity, he wrote.

For more information go to: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/34/11/1830.full

University of Illinois economist Craig Gendersen
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