Skip to comments.Study Shows More Iowans Go Hungry (Yet More Obese: Huh?)
Posted on 07/20/2007 11:50:57 PM PDT by hawkeye101
Study Shows More Iowans Go Hungry
A new study shows more Iowans are going hungry.
The study by Drake University found that more than one of every ten households are reporting limited or recurrent lack of access to nutritional and safe food. It also connects a lack of healthy food options to obesity in low-income households.
The 2007 Hunger in Iowa Report indicates that more Iowans are skipping meals or eating cheaper and less healthy food because of their inability to get nutritional food in a social acceptable way.
Other reports were released in 2001 and 2003.
The reports are by Susan Roberts, who has a law degree from Drake specializing in food and agricultural law.
She says every report shows there is hunger in Iowa, and that it's getting worse, even though nationally it's the opposite.
LOL! It’s a vicious place. You should see the Amish out here, wrestling starving children to the ground for an ear of corn.
Q. Why do you not see poor people at Costco?
A. Poor people never have the extra $50.00 that it takes to join the first time you shop there. That is how they filter out the riff-raff.
Until quite recently the fee was $35, but I must admit the clientele is a little more upscale than what you see at Walmart.
Since when did “hunger” get redefined as “limited or recurrent lack of access to nutritional and safe food”?
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