Journal or Book Title
Journal of Family and Consumer Science
The purpose of this study was to understand how low-income fam ilies meet their food and nutrition needs. The low-income families studied used five primary strategies: ( 1 ) relying on others; ( 2 ) adjust- ing resources; (3) food consumption; (4) making trade-offs; and (5) acquiring nutrition and shopping knowledge and skills. To help families meet their food and nutrition needs. it is essential for ( I / families to have a voice and involvement in food and nutrition policy and program decisions and ( 2 ) service providers to deliver family-centered services that respond to individual family needs. By accomplishing modest goals through family-centered nutrition education, people may become empowered, them to achieve greater personal responsibility and self-sufficiency
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Greder, Kimberly A. and Brotherson, Mary Jane, "Food Security and Low Income Families: Research to Inform Policy and Programs." (2002). Human Development and Family Studies Publications. 18.
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