The Cost of Food Security to the Health Care System

Submitted by Tamarack on August 16, 2015 - 5:31pm
A new research study

A new study from the University of Toronto's Department of Nutritional Sciences has found that people in Ontario who struggle with food insecurity- a symptom of financial difficulties- incur greater health care costs for themselves and the public system; up to twice as much as those who are food secure.

Find the scope of food insecure Canadians and research correlations in the research article attached from the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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