Limited and inconsistent evidence from studies conducted in adults and children ages three to six years suggests that a positive association may exist between persistent and progressing household food insecurity and higher body weight in older adults, pregnant women and young children. No studies reported a relationship with lower body weight.
2015 DGAC Grade: Limited
Insufficient evidence was available from prospective studies to assess the relationship between household food insecurity and dietary intake.
2015 DGAC Grade: Grade Not Assignable