This is an excellent read on our ACEs and Nourishment page exploring how economic uncertainty makes it more difficult for underprivileged communities to plan for workouts and healthy meals. Rich People Exercise, Poor People Take Diet Pills.
“One reason the underprivileged face an obesity crisis is that they rely on ineffective weight-loss strategies. In part, this is because economic uncertainty makes it harder to plan for workouts and healthy meals. — Often, low-income people aren’t sure what tomorrow will bring. So why waste time trying to diet?”