➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Kids Who Suffer Hunger In First Years Lag Behind Their Peers In School
National Public Radio – March 23, 2017
When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they’re more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows. The younger they experienced hunger, the stronger the effect.
Also: Household Food Security in the United States in 2015: https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/err215/err-215.pdf?v=42636