nutrition

Rising food prices hit low-income people hardest. SNAP can help.
Federal officials on Wednesday announced plans for the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health in more than 50 years.
Food insecurity disproportionately hits Black and Hispanic older adults.
A close-up view of an omelette on a plate
Good nutrition is essential to optimal brain function. These simple food switches could benefit your body, mind and mood.
Nearly half of Americans ages 65+ have prediabetes, but most don't know it.
Here’s what we know about older SNAP households and what they need at this point to weather the pandemic.
Increased need calls for higher SNAP benefits during COVID-19.
An older man wearing a protective face mask chooses a shopping cart at the supermarket
SNAP, formerly "food stamps," needs additional investments and flexibility to respond to the pandemic.
Recently passed legislation will allow food programs to ramp up home meal delivery.
Urban elderly
One in four older black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries is food insecure.
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