We see images of starving children in third-world countries on the news, but Americans seldom identify malnourishment as a problem plaguing the youth amongst them.
"They don't know where their next meal's coming from," she continued, "and so this sense of food insecurity -- not knowing where you're going to get your food -- really has a profound impact, especially on children. It is really incredible, the effect it has on brain development under the age of three, so this is a huge issue in terms of the future of our country."
Catch the rest of what Ellie Kreiger had to say about malnutrition of American children in the clip above.
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