The Impact of Food Insecurity on Health
Food Insecurity is a serious public health concern in Canada. It negatively impacts physical, mental and social health, and costs our health care system considerably.
This fact sheet highlights the Canadian Community Health Survey data on food insecurity and its relationship with various chronic diseases and health care costs.
January 1, 2016
PROOF Food Insecurity Policy Research
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)