Food Insecurity: What’s The Difference Between Famine And Hunger?
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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.
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