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    • Hunger

    • In politics, humanitarian aid, and social science, hunger is a condition in which a person, for a sustained period, is unable to eat sufficient food to meet basic nutritional needs. Throughout history, portions of the world's population have often experienced sustained periods of hunger. In many cases, this resulted f ... Read »


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    • Global Hunger Index

    • The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is a multidimensional statistical tool used to describe the state of countries’ hunger situation. The GHI measures progress and failures in the global fight against hunger. The GHI is updated once a year. The Index was adopted and further developed by the International Food Policy Re ... Read »


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    • Hedonic hunger

    • Hedonic hunger or hedonic hyperphagia is "the drive to eat to obtain pleasure in the absence of an energy deficit." Particular foods may have a high "hedonic rating" or individuals may have increased susceptibility to environmental food cues. Weight loss programs may aim to control or to compensate for hedonic hunger.T ... Read »


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    • Helmet (heraldry)

    • In heraldic achievements, the helmet or helm is situated above the shield and bears the torse and crest. The style of helmet displayed varies according to rank and social status, and these styles developed over time, in step with the development of actual military helmets. In some traditions, especially German and Nord ... Read »


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    • How the Other Half Dies

    • How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World Hunger is a book by Franco-American activist Susan George, a member of the Transnational Institute. It was originally published in 1976, not long after the World Food Conference, and has been reprinted several times since. In the book, George examines and disputes tw ... Read »


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    • Hunger (motivational state)


    • Hunger artist

    • Hunger artists or starvation artists were performers, common in Europe and America in the 18th, 19th and early 20th century, who starved themselves for extended periods of time, for the amusement of paying audiences. The phenomenon first appeared in the 17th century and saw its heyday in the 1880s. Hunger artists were ... Read »


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    • Hunger in the United Kingdom

    • Chronic hunger has affected a sizable proportion of the UK's population throughout most of its history. The problem was largely solved with the improved economic conditions that followed World War II. Yet since the lasting global inflation in the price of food that began in late 2006, and especially since the financial ... Read »


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    • Hunger in the United States

    • Hunger in the United States is an issue that affects millions of Americans, including some who are middle class, or who are in households where all adults are in work. Research from the USDA found that 14.9% of American households were food insecure during at least some of 2011, with 5.7% suffering from very low food s ... Read »


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    • Hunger marches

    • Hunger marches are a form of social protest that arose in the United Kingdom during the early 20th century. Often the marches involved groups of men and women walking from areas with high unemployment, to London where they would protest outside parliament. Sometimes they would march instead to the offices of regional a ... Read »


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    • Joseph S. Clark's and Robert F. Kennedy's tour of the Mississippi Delta


    • A Place at the Table

    • A Place at the Table

      A Place at the Table is a 2012 documentary film directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush, with appearances by Jeff Bridges, Raj Patel, and chef Tom Colicchio. The film, concerning hunger in the United States, was released theatrically in the United States on March 1, 2013. Participant Media is the entertain ... Read »


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    • Satiety value

    • Satiety value, is the degree at which food gives a human the sense of food gratification, the exact contrast feeling of hunger. The concept of the Satiety Value and Satiety Index was developed by an Australian researcher and doctor, Susanna Holt. Highest satiety value is expected when the food that remains in the stoma ... Read »


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    • Starvation

    • Starvation is a severe deficiency in caloric energy intake needed to maintain human life. It is the most extreme form of malnutrition. In humans, prolonged starvation can cause permanent organ damage and eventually, death. The term inanition refers to the symptoms and effects of starvation. Starvation may also be used ... Read »


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    • Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition

    • Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition

      The Universal Declaration on the Eradication of Hunger and Malnutrition was adopted on 16 November 1974, by governments who attended the 1974 World Food Conference that was convened under General Assembly resolution 3180 (XXVIII) of 17 December 1973. It was later endorsed by General Assembly resolution 3348 (XXIX), of ... Read »


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