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2010-05-11 08:50:13

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  1. What is the internal, physiological drive to find and consume food. Unlike appetite, it is often experienced as a negative sensation, often manifesting as an uneasy or painful sensation. Recurrent and involuntary lack of access to food that may produce malnutrition over time?
  2. What is a limited or uncertain availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods, or (2) limited or uncertain ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways?
    Food insecurity
  3. What is a wide range of disorders due to iodine deficiency that affect growth and development?
    iodine deficiency disorders (IDD)
  4. What is a federally funded survey that measures the prevalence and severity of food insecurity and hunger?
    Food Security Supplement Survey
  5. What is failure to achieve nutrient requirements, which can impair physical and/or mental health. It may result from consuming too little food or from a shortage or imbalance of key nutrients?
  6. What is an electronic delivery of government benefits by a single plastic card that allows access to food benefits at point-of-sale locations?
    Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT
  7. What means having access to enough food for an active, healthy life, including (1) the ready availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods and (2) an assured ability to acquire acceptable foods in socially acceptable ways?
    • Food security
    • What Program is a federally funded program that reimburses approved family child-care providers for USDA-approved foods served to preschool children; it also provides funds for meals and snacks served at after-school programs for school-age children and to adult day care centers serving chronically impaired adults or people over age 60.
    • The child and adult food care
  8. What is a global organization that directs and coordinates international health work. Its goal is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health, defined as a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
    The World Health Organization (WHO)
  9. Who works to alleviate poverty and hunger by promoting agricultural development, improved nutrition, and the pursuit of food security.
    the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO),
  10. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act is what?
    a 1996 federal welfare reform plan that dramatically changed the nation's welfare system into one that requires work in exchange for time-limited assistance.
  11. What was founded in 1970 as a public interest law firm, that is a nonprofit child advocacy group that works to improve public policies to eradicate hunger and undernutrition in the United States?
    the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC)