Food poverty warning22nd August 2014
Experts warn rickets becoming more apparent due to malnutrition because people could not afford quality food.
Health figures revealed a 19% increase in people admitted to hospital with malnutrition.
Vice president of the Faculty of Public Health, John Middleton, said food-related ill health was getting worse "through extreme poverty and the use of food banks".
"It's getting worse because people can't afford good quality food," he said.
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Thursday 6th November 2014 @ 18:16
I am surprised that in an advanced country like the UK, where millions of GBPs are spent on health, food-related ill-health was getting worse through extreme poverty and lack of good quality food. I thought UK is one of the countries where there may be no paucity of food due to poverty.
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