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Poverty and Poor Eating Habits Amount to Food Insecurity for over 9 Million Children

WIC Logo 9.6 million U.S. children (ages 0-6) live in “food insecure” households and one in four children under five are overweight, trends that studies link to poverty, lack of access to healthy foods, over-consumption of prepared foods, poor eating habits, too much “screen time” and inadequate-levels of exercise.  Read a new report on child food security from Child Trends. 08/22/2011