Cause And Effect Essay On World Hunger

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World hunger is one of the most serious issues confronted in this world today. Around 20,000 individuals pass away consistently, and the greater part of these passings are confronted by kids under five. It is said that the increment of hunger is brought on by the decline of money, accessible area, overpopulation, and different elements. As indicated by the World Food Program, world hunger is starting to rise again after it has been declining for a couple of decades. This brings us to what is happening on the planet today that causes the rise of hunger and how could this be prevented from happening?
World hunger affects society as a whole, “Many developing countries face tremendous external debt that creates or exacerbates hunger crises.
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Acute malnutrition is when the body lacks health sustenance and when it does not have that support, it debilitates its vitality, “the body begins to consume its own tissues in search of the nutrients and energy it needs to survive, targeting muscle and body fat first. The body’s metabolism begins to slow, thermal regulation is disrupted, kidney function is impaired, and the immune system’s capacity is diminished. The greater the loss of muscle and other tissue, the less likely the chances of survival” (Par 1). The body starts to use up its own tissue, where it first looks for supplements and then targets muscle and body fat. The body’s digestive system starts to moderate, the body 's interior temperature begins to drop, the kidneys and the immune system weaken. The second type of malnutrition weakens one’s immune system, which can lead to an increased chance of death, “Moderate acute malnutrition greatly increasing morbidity rates—an individual’s risk of death—by introducing serious deficiencies that compromise a person’s immune system, leaving them more susceptible to illness and disease. These deficiencies include anemia (from a lack of iron), goiter (from a lack of iodine), and xerophthalmia (from a lack of vitamin A), as well as scurvy, pellagra, beriberi (from a lack of vitamin B), and rickets (from a lack of vitamin D)” (Par 2). The last type of malnutrition is caused by acute malnutrition, if it is not treated. Severe acute malnutrition can develop two diseases in an individual. The first disease is marasmus, which is, “a significant loss of weight and muscle tissue, children suffering from marasmus look almost elderly, their skeletal bodies losing any equilibrium between weight and height...metabolism has slowed, thermal

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