Feeding America: More Americans are food insecure, leading to health issues

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The study says that nearly 50 million people depend on food banks.

A new report is shining a light on the growing problem of food insecurity in the United States.

According to Feeding America, one in every seven Americans turns to food banks for help. That translates to nearly 50 million people, 12 million of them being children and 17 million being senior citizens.

The study also says that food insecurity is causing a number of health issues, such...

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