This paper examines the association between food insecurity and nutritional status of children and married women in Nepal using DHS data. There is a significant association between food insecurity and malnutrition among children in Nepal. Among women, food insecurity is associated with underweight (BMI < 18.5 kg/m2) but not with overweight (BMI ≥ 25.0 kg/m2).
Singh, A., Singh, A., Ram, F. Food and Nutrition Bulletin. (March 2014) Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 3-11.