Food is one of the things that are really needed by any human being to stay healthy physically and mentally. But there are those poor people who rarely have enough food for themselves and for their families. The effort that these people put in getting food is too high and still these people don’t get enough quality food after all the efforts. These people only care about getting food to satisfy their hunger and they just don’t care if the food they get is quality one or not.
These people can be helped with food. There are so many merits that come with helping the hungry with food. But still there are so many people who have no idea about the benefits that come from feeding the hungry. This article contains a number of benefits that come from feeding the hungry. These advantages are as follows.
Feeding the hungry helps people take action against the hunger epidemic and this is the first merit of helping the poor with food. This is very important to the country that the hunger people come from. Helping the needy with food helps them get energy that can be used in working. The country becomes more productive. Also people start earning more after they get the energy of working.
This boosts the economy of a country. Another benefit of feeding the hunger is that it helps save lives of people. People feeding the hunger helps in ending the problem of malnutrition. Malnutrition normally results in health problems and conditions such as kwashiorkor and marasmus. Also there are so many diseases that hunger contributes to their spreading. People die too out of hunger. Hence giving this people food can help prevent all these.
Helping the need helps reduce any kind of wastage of food. The amount of food that is being wasted out there is a lot. This wasted food can help save lives if it is given to the needy. This is the main thing that made so many people come up with programs that help in feeding the poor. With these programs, people can save on food to contribute the money that is used to feed the hunger. Also the excess self-life foods can be contributed and given to the poor. Hence the amount of food wasted daily will lower.
Feeding the needy helps people feel good about themselves. When people help others, there is that feeling that is developed in them. When a person knows that someone has been saved by him or her, he will feel happy and have a better self-image. This plays a role in relieving stress which is something that improved the physical and mental health.