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Dietitian’s perceptions, knowledge and attitudes regarding their role in the assessment of food insecurity in AlbertaDownload
During 2012, four million Canadians struggled to bring healthy foods to their tables. Dietitians play a key role in assessing food insecurity and in supporting individuals, families, and communities experiencing this problem. Yet, the detection of food insecurity is often missed during the...
Hunger on Campus: A Multi-Method Study of Food Insecurity among Post-Secondary Students at the University of AlbertaDownload
Individuals who are food insecure have insufficient access to food due to financial resource constraints. As an increasing number of students seek food assistance from the Campus Food Bank (CFB) Society at the University of Alberta (UAlberta), research is needed to understand why post-secondary...
Influence of gender roles and rising food prices on poor, pregnant women's eating and food provisioning practices in Dhaka, BangladeshDownload
Background Maternal malnutrition in Bangladesh is a persistent health issue and is the product of a number of complex factors, including adherence to food 'taboos’ and a patriarchal gender order that limits women’s mobility and decision-making. The recent global food price crisis is also...