Food insecurity – the inadequate or insecure access to food due to financial constraints – is a serious public health problem in Canada. It negatively impacts physical, mental, and social health, and costs our healthcare system considerably.

This fact sheet provides a summary of the impact of food insecurity on health and health care costs.

Published By: PROOF Food Insecurity Policy Research

Publication Date: 2016

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