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Understanding lived experiences of navigating supermarket foodscapes of people living with obesity on a low income: the Food insecurity in people living with obesity (FIO) food project. (2024)
Presentation / Conference
DOUGLAS, F. and HUNTER, E., on behalf of the FIO Food Team. 2024. Understanding lived experiences of navigating supermarket foodscapes of people living with obesity on a low income: the Food insecurity in people living with obesity (FIO) food project. Presented at 2024 Scottish public health conference: inspiring change, 1 May 2024, Glasgow, UK.

Approximately 8 million adults and 3 million children in the UK are experiencing food insecurity in 2024. In the UK, healthier foods are three times more expensive per calorie than unhealthy foods. This limits dietary choices to a low-price, high-ene... Read More about Understanding lived experiences of navigating supermarket foodscapes of people living with obesity on a low income: the Food insecurity in people living with obesity (FIO) food project..

The impact of the cost of living crisis and food insecurity on food purchasing behaviours and food preparation practices in people living with obesity. (2024)
Journal Article
STONE, R.A., BROWN, A., DOUGLAS, F., GREEN, M.A., HUNTER, E., LONNIE, M., JOHNSTONE, A.M. and HARDMAN, C., on behalf of the FIO-Food Team. 2024. The impact of the cost of living crisis and food insecurity on food purchasing behaviours and food preparation practices in people living with obesity. Appetite [online], 196, article number 107255. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2024.107255

Lower income households are at greater risk of food insecurity and poor diet quality than higher income households. In high-income countries, food insecurity is associated with high levels of obesity, and in the UK specifically, the cost of living cr... Read More about The impact of the cost of living crisis and food insecurity on food purchasing behaviours and food preparation practices in people living with obesity..