New Study Demonstrates Significant Role Food Banks Play in Improving Food Security

Wellness and Rewards Program Go365 Will Engage Thousands of Clients in Fun Competition Where Teams Can Log Steps While Fighting Food Insecurity Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization with 200 member food banks, concluded a two-year, randomized controlled research trial to help low-income Americans better manage and control type 2 diabetes. The study, which was recently published in the American Journal of Public Health, concluded that food banks can significantly improve food security and dietary intake for people served. After six months, study participants in the intervention group had significant improvements in food security, fruit and vegetable intake, food stability, and tradeoffs between food and diabetes management supplies.
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Issue: Food Donation Typology: Research
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