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When does food aid work?

We asked our readers what they wanted to know about world hunger? So many thoughtful questions came in that we did a roundup of queries about hunger and famine.

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“Hunger is a physiological sensation,” explains Tufts professor Daniel Maxwell, acting director of the university’s Feinstein International Center, based at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. It’s brought on by what is formally called “food insecurity,” which is just another way of saying a lack of nutritious food on a regular basis.

Famine is an extreme event leading to widespread death,” he says, and it’s typically about politics and violence, as much as it is about the overall availability of food.

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Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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