They Require A Minimum Daily Amount Of Starches
Now it makes some sense. There are no reports of starvation, yet. But if these women don’t get some potatoes soon, they won’t have enough calories stored to make it through the winter. Their clothes won’t fit and thousands will perish from exposure due to the lack of insulation. And we’ll have to clean up the mess.
If you feel sorry for them, you can donate a potato (or more!) with this accredited charity: