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Hunger in America - Interview with Allison Bovell - 035

By Jeff Manildi & Allen O'Brien

Mona sits down with guest Allison Bovell for a discussion on hunger in America.  Allison is the Research, Policy and Communications Coordinator for Children's Health Watch.  She will help provide needed insight on the issue of hunger in america.  Things like government assistance programs, economic factors, health and developmental issues, and of course a theological perspective. RELEVANT LINKS   1:10 - Household Food Security in the United States in 2014 (study)   1:40 - Food Security, Poverty, and Human Development in the United States   1:53 - Are Food Insecurity’s Health Impacts Underestimated in the U.S. Population? Marginal Food Security Also Predicts Adverse Health Outcomes in Young U.S. Children and Mothers   3:04 - Do healthier foods and diet patterns cost more than less healthy options? A systematic review and meta-analysis   4:45 - The Farm Bill: From Charitable Start To Prime Budget Target   7:20 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: Examining the Evidence to Define  Benefit Adequacy   8:10 - The Real Cost of a Healthy Diet: 2011   9:08 - Rep. Jim McGovern on the Food Stamp Challenge   11:19 - Chart Book: SNAP Helps Struggling Families Put Food on the Table   11:32 - The Relationship Between SNAP and Work Among Low-Income Households   12:26 - Food Insecurity and Health across the Lifespan   12:39 - Food Insecurity and the Risks of Depression and Anxiety in Mothers and Behavior Problems in their Preschool-Aged Children and Food Insecurity Works through Depression, Parenting, and Infant Feeding to Influence Overweight and Health in Toddlers   13:06 - SNAP and Public Health: The Role of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Improving the Health and Well ‐ Being of Americans   13:41 - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP): Facts About SNAP   14:03 - Policy Basics: Introduction to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)   16:58 - Dietary Quality of Americans by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation Status: A Systematic Review   18:18 - Access and Access Barriers to Getting Food Stamps: A Review of the Literature   22:08 - The Economic Case for Food Stamps   23:14 - Within Reach: Global Development Goals The 2013 Hunger Report   25:19 - If we want a civilised society, charities can't fill the void left by government   29:54 - Food insufficiency, family income, and health in US preschool and school-aged children and Child Food Insecurity: The Economic Impact on our Nation and Food Insufficiency and American School-Aged Children's Cognitive, Academic, and Psychosocial Development   30:07 - Household Food Insecurity: Associations With At-Risk Infant and Toddler Development   30:30 - Family Food Insufficiency, but Not Low Family Income, Is Positively Associated with Dysthymia and Suicide Symptoms in Adolescents   30:42 - Baby’s Brain Begins Now: Conception to Age 3   31:17 - Too Hungry to Learn: Food Insecurity and School Readiness   33:41 - Toxic Stress   35:08 - Cumulative Hardship and Wellness of Low-Income, Young Children: Multisite Surveillance Study   36:17 - Learn More: A Collection of Resources on Two-Generation Approaches   37:24 - Labor Day 2014: Minimum Wage to Rise but Challenges Remain   38:44 - Why are Pediatricians and Child Health Researchers Talking about Tax Policy?   39:31 - When 2 + 2 = 5: How co-enrollment in public assistance programs leads to stable housing for America’s young children   40:37 - The Economics of Food Insecurity in the United States   41:06 - SNAP/Food Stamp Participation Data   46:20 - How Poverty Taxes the Brain   49:40 - The Hunger Vital Sign   49:57 - Promoting Food Security for All Children THANK YOU   Thanks to Allison Bovell for sharing with us this week.   Thank you to Mike Golin for our intro and outro music.  Check out his band Soulwise. WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU   Thank you for supporting the podcast!  Your ratings, reviews and feedback are not only encouraging to us personally, but they help others find the show.  If you appreciate the content we provide please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.   Join our conversations on faith and culture by interacting with us through the following links:   Read Us on our blog An Irenicon Email Us at Follow Us on Twitter and Google+ Like Us on Facebook Listen to Us on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and TuneIn Speak to Us on our Feedback Page Love Us

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