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The food insecurity-obesity paradox as a vicious cycle for women: a qualitative study  
http://www.acewh.dal.ca/pdf/Full%20Plate-Oct12.pdf

Relates the stories of women who have experienced weight gain in the context of food insecurity and offers insights into the nuances of the food insecurity-obesity paradox. Looks at how, for these women, this paradox affected their daily lives, what challenges they faced as well as what coping strategies they used.

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Published: 2012