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Childhood Hunger and Nutrition

Little girl eats an apple | Childhood Hunger and Nutrition

Skipped meals, diets with inadequate nutrition, and other forms of hunger have negative effects on overall health at any age, but children are particularly susceptible. Childhood hunger exacerbates kids’ risk for health problems like asthma and anemia and can result in mental health struggles, behavioral issues, and academic underperformance. Here’s an exploration of these effects… Read more »