FoodAPS National Food Acquisition and Purchase Survey

FRAC Food Research and Action Center

FSS Food Security Supplement (CPS)

GEM Grid-Enabled Measures Database

GIS geographic information system

GPS global positioning system

HPA hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal

IOM Institute of Medicine

NCCOR National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research

NCHS National Center for Health Statistics

NEMS Nutritional Environment Measures Survey

NHANES National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NHIS National Health Interview Survey

NIH National Institutes of Health

NRC National Research Council

NSCH National Survey of Child Health

NSLP National School Lunch Program

SBP School Breakfast Program

SES socioeconomic status

SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

SNAP Ed Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for Education

TANF Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture

WIC Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children



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