Kids that are living in poverty have a very rough growing problem. When someone is in poverty you don't get your proper nutrition from lack of money. Kids by the cheapest meal they can find, witch is usually food with high calories. In this page we are going to show you what it is like in poverty and what you can do to have a healthier life style if you are in poverty.
Poverty is a dangerous mater, for yourself and for your health. Poverty is horrid and kids donít have much to eat. So they find the cheapest food around. Fast food. Fast food is a dinner on the go. Itís cheep even for someone in poverty. Even if you have enough money, food thatís fast is well good. Children in poverty may not be able to afford a $3.00 sandwich, but a $0.99 big Mac.
If youíre in poverty you go threw a lot of stress and most of the time you turn to food. When your in poverty you have to live in a un healthy envierment.
fast food is like its name fast. But it also turns you fat.
Every kid loves fast food. It tastes good, affordable for mom and dad . But Fst food is not as Fast food is cheaper than a salad and if you are poor then you may not be able to afford a healthy food. People in poverty may eat more fast food because of lack of money. People that are in poverty may only be able to survive on 2$ a day. With that money you canít even buy a salad but you can buy 2 cheeseburgers with 2 dollars. People in poverty may not be able to exercise or be in sports because of lack of money. Without exercise fat and unhealthy materials may cause Poverty. Poverty may also be because of mal nutrition. With that your body may not grow or function properly, just like if you have not enough water. Poverty is causing more obese children.
Poverty is a condition in which one or more people are lacking proper care, food, water, and shelter. People all around the world are experiencing the hardships of poverty. The people who are less fortunate than others have work starting from the age of 2. Instead of going to school, young children are sent to work in the fields in many parts of Africa. The very little money that is made from this work is spent on only one thing, survival.
Obesity and poverty are very much in the same category. In America, families who live in poverty can only afford things under the budget. Many people in the U.S have low paying jobs that only help their families stay alive financially in this world. This is where the health issue comes in. The little money that the family makes is contributed to having food on the table. Most fast food is extremely cheap today, and the families can only afford things like that. For some poor kids, it is the 99 cent burger every day, and then the obesity cycle begins. Since the families cannot afford the food from the grocery store, they survive on the unhealthy foods from restaurants. If you take a walk in a grocery store, the most expensive food tends to be in the middle, the least expensive foods tend to be around the outside. The foods in the middle are fruits, vegetables, dairy, and the meats. The foods on the outside, chips, soda, ice cream, cake, and others like these. Every day, the healthy food becomes more expensive, the fast food restaurants get cheaper, and the poverty situation gets worse. Half the world is in poverty, that's about 3 billion people who live in extreme conditions in places such as Africa and other undeveloped countries.