Food Insecurity in the U.S.
About the Data Insights
This infographic highlights how food insecurity negatively impacts health. One in six children face hunger, which is linked to health issues and poor academic outcomes. The direct and indirect health-related costs of hunger and food insecurity added up to an estimated $160 billion in 2014.
- USDA, Economic Research Service: Household Food Security in the United States in 2016
- Feeding America: Hunger in America, Child Hunger Facts
- Food Actions Resource Center: Hunger and Health