About "Food Insecurity"

Hunger is the face of poverty

  • The cost of eating poorly over the long term comes in the form of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease.
  • Health care costs can increase up to 3x as the result of severe food insecurity.

Food Insecurity Levels in H&PEC compared to Ontario

  • Moderately and severely food insecure, 10.5% H&PEC, 8.5% Ontario
  • Marginally, moderate and severely food insecure 16.8% H&PEC, 13.1% Ontario

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Welcome to the CDC-Quinte Summer 2024 Newsletter! We’re thrilled to share exciting events and updates happening in our community. Stay...

Kingston’s LionHearts: Fighting food insecurity effectively, efficiently, and with a smile

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