Instant noodles to stave off hunger
Survey says almost every Filipino picks up instant noodles when in a grocery or sari-sari store.
Instant noodles are a leading commodity in the Philippines, beating fast food by a mile.
And while it is blamed for supposedly causing some digestive diseases especially in children, it can’t be denied that something so devoid of nutrients is actually somehow easing the incidence of extreme hunger in the country.
The poorest of the poor in Haiti eat mud cakes.
Our little people have instant noodles.
Are we better off that way?
JONAS SOLTES, [email protected]
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