Hunger is a serious issue that affects many people around the world. It can be extremely hard to imagine what it feels like to go without food for days or weeks or to see a loved one suffer from hunger. Unfortunately, many misconceptions about hunger prevent people from understanding the true scope of this global issue. In this essay, I will discuss some of the most common misconceptions about hunger and how they can be addressed in high-income countries. By understanding the real causes of hunger, we can work together to develop solutions that help alleviate this persistent problem.