Amialya Durairaj
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Amialya is a contributing writer for Food Tank. She has a Master of Science in Nutrition and Food Studies from George Mason University. Recently, she published her research on gender and food security in Uganda in the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. She is currently a San Diego based freelance writer in the health and food niche. Read more at LittleOctopus.org.

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