Mealtime customs tend to vary from country to country, William G. Moseley, a human-environment and development geographer at Macalester College, writes in this commentary. This is important because our attitudes about food affect our perceptions of and response to global hunger, Moseley writes. "If we eat a little differently and waste a little less, others may emulate our example, and we can all be well-fed," he writes. "This could be the 'miracle' that resolves global hunger."

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