It is paradox. How can someone who faces hunger also be obese? In honor of National Nutrition Month, Vicki Escarra writes about the hunger/obesity paradox and some of the reasons why residents in low-income communities are more likely to struggle with weight and diet-related illnesses. Visit the Huffington Post to read her blog or read the entire post on the Feeding America blog.
The more people volunteer, the more struggling people have a chance at turning their lives around. Alone, we cannot reach out to everyone.. What we can do is encourage prosperous citizens to devote a fraction of their time to help those less fortunate than they are.