Due to high inflation Americans are skipping health checkups and meals to save on expenses

Revelations 18:23:’For the merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.’

Important Takeaways:

  • Survey: Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Skipped Meals, Didn’t Buy Groceries Due to High Inflation
  • Many have stopped buying healthier food options. Eighteen percent said they had skipped meals or did not buy groceries.
  • Beyond facing food insecurity, the same survey also found that high inflation is forcing Americans to delay certain healthcare expenses. Fourteen percent of Americans have canceled or postponed plans to see a healthcare specialist, ten percent have delayed taking prescribed medication, and 11 percent stalled receiving a yearly physical.
  • Grocery prices have climbed 13 percent from a year ago, rising 0.7 percent from August to September
  • Core inflation — not including food and energy prices — is up by 6.6 percent since a year ago, the highest it has been in 40 years.

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