Mona sits down with guest Allison Bovell for a discussion on hunger in America. Allison is the Research, Policy and Communications Coordinator for Children's Health Watch. She will help provide needed insight on the issue of hunger in america. Things like government assistance programs, economic factors, health and developmental issues, and of course a theological perspective.
1:10 – Household Food Security in the United States in 2014 (study)
12:39 – Food Insecurity and the Risks of Depression and Anxiety in Mothers and Behavior Problems in their Preschool-Aged Children and Food Insecurity Works through Depression, Parenting, and Infant Feeding to Influence Overweight and Health in Toddlers
29:54 – Food insufficiency, family income, and health in US preschool and school-aged children and Child Food Insecurity: The Economic Impact on our Nation and Food Insufficiency and American School-Aged Children's Cognitive, Academic, and Psychosocial Development
33:41 – Toxic Stress
46:20 – How Poverty Taxes the Brain
49:40 – The Hunger Vital Sign
Thanks to Allison Bovell for sharing with us this week.
Thank you to Mike Golin for our intro and outro music. Check out his band Soulwise.
We Want to Hear from You
Thank you for supporting the podcast! Your ratings, reviews and feedback are not only encouraging to us personally, but they help others find the show. If you appreciate the content we provide please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.
Join our conversations on faith and culture by interacting with us through the following links:
Read Us on our blog An Irenicon
Email Us at email@example.com
Follow Us on Twitter and Google+
Like Us on Facebook
Listen to Us on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud and TuneIn
Speak to Us on our Feedback Page