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6 out of 10 Mexicans experience some level of food insecurity

6 out of 10 Mexicans experience some level of food insecurity

Food insecurity increased significantly with the spread of the epidemic; The economic crisis involved has led to a significant reduction in the average household income and this has had an impact on the quantity and quality of food.

According to figures from ENSANUT 2021, 6 out of 10 Mexicans experience some degree of food insecurity – which is not synonymous with hunger -.

This means stopping certain foods because of their price, changing brands to less expensive ones, eating fewer times a day, reducing portions and even going days without eating.

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