Nutrition: Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography Anríquez, G., Daidone, S., & Mane, E. (2013). Rising food prices and undernourishment: A cross-country inquiry. Food Policy, 38, 190-202. This paper, analyze the short-time effects of a staple food price increase on nutritional attainments, as a measure of welfare. Households’ welfare in developing countries hit by dramatic food prices increases which occurred between 2005 and 2008 are analyzed. This research finds that food price spikes not only reduce the mean consumption of dietary energy, but also worsen the distribution of food calories, further deteriorating the nutritional status of populations. Brinkman, H. J., de Pee, S., Sanogo, I., Subran, L., & Bloem, M. W. (2010). High food prices and the global financial crisis have reduced access to nutritious food and worsened nutritional status and health. The Journal of nutrition, 140(1), 153S-161S. A global economic and financial crisis is engulfing the developing world, coming on top of high food and fuel prices. This paper assesses the impact of the crises on food consumption, nutrition, and health. The cost of the food basket increased in several countries, forcing households to reduce quality and quantity of food consumed. Large numbers of vulnerable households have reduced…show more content…
In response to this concern, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the U.S. Departmentof Agriculture (USDA) has revised food packages for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to support purchase and consumption of more fruits and vegetables. USDA is also conducting research on the promotion of farmers markets as an option for increasing the purchasing power of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to access fruits and

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