A healthy diet throughout the life-course helps to maintain good health, well-being and prevents many diseases and conditions. Food insecurity is a health equity issue and it affects individuals’ health in both the short and long-term. Children from food insecure households are more likely to have poor physical and mental health, are more likely to go to the hospital, and have poorer academic performance and cognitive outcomes in later life.
Recent blog posts
- Toronto’s Food Insecurity Can’t be Fixed by Charity
- Treating Poverty Like An Illness
- Food Banks are a Symptom of Poverty. Let’s Fight the Disease