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  •  It's more than being just hungry. (1+ / 0-)
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    You also need to correct for poverty skew (i.e. hungry children do more poorly on tests because they're...HUNGRY)
    A diet deficient in essential protein (amino acids) in young children interferes with brain growth and development.  That deficiency and the damage done is not reversible or curable.  A few years of hunger can seal an individual's future for the worst

    "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance that we can solve them. Isaac Asimov (8.25 / -5.64}

    by carver on Sun May 12, 2013 at 09:05:54 AM PDT

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