Reports and Studies

Department of Health and Human Services

This guide, geared to those working in healthcare and public health, provides an overview of key health literacy concepts, and outlines techniques for improving health literacy.

USDA. Economic Research Service.

An estimated 11.8 percent of American households were food insecure at least some time during the year in 2017, meaning they lacked access to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members. That is down from 12.3 percent in 2016. 

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

The FAQ section of child nutrition provides links to detailed explanations for each program. Also see the child nutrition home page for the latest news and further information.