CU-Boulder IPHY 2420 - Hunger in America (4 pages)

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University of Colorado at Boulder
Iphy 2420 - Nutrition for Health and Performance

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IPHY 2420 1st Edition Lecture 33 Outline of Last Lecture December 1 2014 1 Epigenetics 2 Bioactive Food Components 3 Future Generations 4 The Dutch Hunger Winter 5 Relationships with other Starvation events Outline of Current Lecture December 3 2014 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 HUNGER IN AMERICA Food Insecurity Pattern of Malnutrition US Programs to Address Food Security Private Food Sources 3 Step Burden What does 10 00 Buy Food Desert Effects of Hunger 10 Solutions Current Lecture 1 HUNGER IN AMERICA Americans don t like to talk about hunger we are suppose to be the land of plenty 1968 Video Hunger in America first time we discussed hunger we spend 1 5 billion dollars a year to feed the rest of the world 30 Million Americans Hungry 3 federal food programs Mexican Americans in San Antonio WAKE UP CALL FOR AMERICANS 48 Million Americans in 2012 5x higher then in 1960 57 increase since late 1990 s These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute 1 6 Americans vs 1 20 Europeans we over produce food in America and export it to other countries Why are so many people hungry in the worlds richest country Who are hungry in America 2004 o The working poor working but not enough to pay bills and eat amount o Underemployed Unemployed o Migrant Farmers paid for how much food you pick when you are sick you don t get paid o Undocumented workers no rights o Elderly Loss wages social security medicines are expensive o Homeless no constant income o Children no constant income Association of hunger really hungry skinny dirty people This isn t the truth The hungry people are Americans not having enough money to pay for basic needs Most people who are hungry ARE STILL WORKING just for insufficient wages NOW in 2014 who is hungry o Married persons o Clothed o Housed credit card o Overweight o American Hunger looks different o WAGES HAVEN T KEPT UP WITH COST OF LIVING o 2 3 of families who are

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