Episode Overview: 

Food Insecurity is an international problem. Millions of people around the world suffer from hunger and a lack of nutrition. The health impact of food insecurity can be devastating. It can lead to long term physical problems for adults, along with an increase in chronic diseases, diabetes and depression. For children, the impact is long lasting. Hunger affects a child’s development, both physically and mentally. And, for senior citizens on a fixed income, it’s often difficult to stretch the budget to be able to eat a nutritious meal every day.

Partha’s Prescriptions:

  1. Food insecurity can happen to anyone

  2. A lack of food leads to serious health issues

  3. There are innovative ways to stretch your food budget

  4. There are numerous agencies working to help feed the community.