Reading, Writing and Hungry: Consequences of Food Insecurity on Children & on our Nation’s Economic Success

Carolyn Murphy, Stephanie Ettinger de Cuba, and John Cook- Children’s Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, Rachel Cooper and James D. Weill - Food Research and Action Center
November 20, 2008

This report explains how sufficient, nutritious food plays a critical role in young children's physical and brain development. When they lack nourishing meals, the consequences can be damaging, not only to them, but to society.