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Growing food insecurity in U.S. teens can have long-lasting effects: study

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

NEW YORK, May 26 (Xinhua) -- About 9 million children live in food-insecure households in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, with a new study showing food insecurity may also be associated with emotional eating and consumption of less nutritious foods in teens.
The study published on Wednesday in the journal PLOS One said that food insecurity is associated with unhealthy diet and other unhealthy eating behaviors among adolescents, such as binge eating and using laxativ ...