Zulfiqar Rana, MD, MPH

Board Certified in Internal Medicine

Hunger and Obesity

Cover imageResearchers have long observed food insecurity- difficulty providing food for all one’s family members, known as hunger in its most severe form -and obesity occurring together in the same communities, families, and individuals. But the relationship of these two problems is not well-understood. The IOM held a workshop November 16-18, 2010, to explore the relationship between food insecurity and obesity, the current state of the research, and the data and analyses needed to better understand their relationship…

http://feeds.nap.edu/~r/nap/new/~3/Wt1EX8ydiDs/catalog.php

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