World Hunger
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  • 1. Every year over 15 Million children die of hunger.
  • 2. “ Hunger” is defined as a condition in which people do not get enough food to provide the nutrients (carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals and water) for active, healthy lives. Malnutrition is defined as a condition resulting from under nutrition or excessive consumption of one or more nutrients that can impair physical and mental health, and cause or by the consequence of infectious disease
  • 3.
    • The World Hunger Organization estimates that:
      • *1/3 of the world is well- fed
      • *1/3 is under-fed
      • *1/3 is starving
  • 4.
    • Three billion people in the world today are trying to survive just on U.S. $2 a day
    • In the U.S. hunger and race are related
      • In 2005 46% African American were chronically hungry
      • 40% Latino children chronically hungry
      • Compared to 16% white children
  • 5.
    • One of twelve people worldwide is malnourished.
    • 160 million children under 5 years of age are starving
  • 6. Afghanistan, Africa, Austria, Bahrain, Belize, Bhutan, Iraq, Jordan, Laos, Macao, Malta, Mauritius, Myanmar, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Sudan, and Thailand.  
  • 7. > For the price of one missile, a school full of hungry children could eat lunch every day for five years .
  • 8.  
  • 9. Factors contributing to the current Food crisis include:
    • Rising fuel prices
    • Crops used for biofuels
    • Rising demand for animal feed
    • Political turmoil and conflict
    • Severe global weather patterns
    • Poor environmental practices
  • 10. *Reduced intelligence, anxiety, psychiatric issues, cognitive impairment *Visual disturbances Eyes need vitamin A: orange fruits and vegetables, dark green vegetables. *Bleeding gums/decaying teeth Teeth need calcium: low-fat dairy, leafy green vegetables.
  • 11. Jonise Siméuse feeds her 1-year-old son, Peterson, spoonfuls of enriched porridge at a World Vision mothers club.
  • 12.  
  • 13.
    • Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen
    • Hold a Canned Food Drive
    • Make a Home cook meal for a homeless man
    • Go to www.freerice.com
    • Become Vegetarian- helps lower meat consumption and we can plant more vegetables
  • 14. Each time someone answers a question right, Freerice.com donates 20 ounces of rice through the UN World Food Program.
  • 15. Save your change for a month and donate it to a well known organization like UN World Food Program
  • 16.