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Mac and cheese study reveals Canada's social inequality

Mac and cheese study reveals Canada's social inequality

Many of the most fortunate people in the world find satisfaction in 'sharing' their wealth with those who are less fortunate. Furthermore, it is often assumed that those with less should be satisfied with any 'gift', because after all, beggars can't be choosers. Nevertheless, how can we encourage the populations of the world who live in poverty and disparity to make wise health related decisions, when all they are able to access are essentially our scraps? This question was raised in a study released by the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, which focused on macaroni and cheese donations to food banks. Of course, no one who makes donations to food banks is ill-intentioned, just perhaps ill-informed. Many of the popular non-perishable items donated to food banks often lack... Show More
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