We have the most adulterated food supply in the world, contaminated with additives and processed for the specific purpose of being as inexpensive to manufacture, while still retaining as addictive as possible appeal. With nutritional quality as an afterthought
While 1 in 5 women with children in the US do have kids with multiple fathers, 43% of them WERE married when the first child was born, so the "dysfunctional culture" thing based just on multiple dads isn't as simple as it might seem on the surface.
The absence of the kind of "skin and bones" starvation that people here keep saying would be proof of hunger is absolutely fucking INSANE.
When a kid gets to that point, you're talking a profound likelihood of serious long-term damage and medical issues. That kind of outright, prolonged starvation isn't a fucking goal to shoot for, and that we've been successful in preventing it isn't a bad thing.
The problem in this country is that the relatively cheap foods are foods that make people obese, diabetic, and arguably stupid, because of the flavor-enhancing additives that have been shown, over and over, to negatively impact neurology.
But it's all about big industry here int he good 'ol USA, corporations that yield profits for investors can do no wrong, so long as they keep yielding those profits, to hell with the public health.
But you go right ahead and blame it on poor people and not on the assholes that make their livings off the backs of those poor people. It's the corporate thing to do.