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Food to Stay Alive

Touch the Soil News #696 There are almost 1 billion people (923 million to be exact) that are hungry every day. They experience things like early death (21,000 die each day), wasting away (affects 51 million children), stunted growth (affects 161 million children). The problem of food is not just having it to eat. Lack of quality and lack of access to quality food contribute to virtually every major disease. The World Health organization reports that the following diseases are in part related to lack of adequate nutrition: Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular diseases, Cancer, Osteoporosis and Dental diseases. Seems access to healthy food could well be the No.1 problem the nation…

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