Global Hunger In America

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Global Hunger
Hunger is a huge global problem, not only in the United States, but in other countries. Hunger has not only impacted the United States currently, but has affected our nation as a whole for a long time. Hunger has also affected our nation in other ways, such as, psychological problems, lead to homelessness, and can be associated with early death.
Hunger affects many people in their daily lives. In the article from C. George Boeree he states, “the biology of how that hungry feeling starts and some of the psychological problems that you can get if you eat too much or not enough”. Boeree also states in his article that “the first thing you feel when you are hungry is a strong “hunger pang”.” A hunger pang is a stomach contraction which is like a signal to your body telling you that you are hungry. The second thing that he states in his article is about “how you tend to crave the certain food you want and that it comes from the hypothalamus.” The hypothalamus is a part of the brain which controls many things, such as, how much food or drink intake you consume. Another important role
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Eating disorders are not only developed by people in the United States, but in many countries around the globe. Some examples that Boeree talks about in his articles are “Bulimia Nervosa, Anorexia, and Obesity.” Many people probably have heard of these disorders. Bulimia Nervosa is a period of consuming a large amount of food in just a short period of time. Bulimia Nervosa also can cause you to vomit because of the amount of food that you ate in the short amount of time. Many people also use the disorder to reduce their weight. Studies have shown in the United States that 4% of females will live with this disorder and 3.9% will die from bulimia nervosa. People with this disorder as “Boeree says tend to suffer from depression, anxiety, and poor
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