Adult Food Insecurity and the Hunger-Obesity Paradox: Are These Distinct Consumer Segments?

Debra M Desrochers, University of Westminster, UK
Stephan Dahl, University of Hull, UK
The co-existence of food insecurity and obesity leads to the claim that these food consumption conditions may be simultaneously addressed. Using NHANES data, this study shows that the behaviors associated with these conditions differ sufficiently and should be treated as separate issues in the world of public health.
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Debra M Desrochers and Stephan Dahl (2015) ,"Adult Food Insecurity and the Hunger-Obesity Paradox: Are These Distinct Consumer Segments?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl and Carolyn Yoon, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 506-507.