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Valerie Tarasuk

Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto; principal investigator of PROOF

Valerie Tarasuk is a professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto, and leads PROOF, a research program funded by CIHR to investigate policy interventions to reduce food insecurity in Canada.
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5 Things To Know About Food Insecurity In Canada

Food insecurity, also known as 'food poverty,' can cause significant anxiety over diminishing household food supplies and result in individuals modifying their eating patterns -- adults skipping meals so children can eat or sacrificing quality food choices for cheaper, less healthy options, for example.
01/04/2016 05:16 EST