Which of the sentences below best expresses the essential information in the highlighted sentence in the passage? Incorrect choices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essential information. A. The constant threat of famine caused peasants to become desperate and eat unusual foods like grass, weeds, and the bark of trees. B. Because famine forces people to eat foods they normally would not want to eat, peasants were willing to eat potatoes. C. Although some people ate foods like potatoes during famine, others preferred to eat easily accessible foods like grass, weeds, and the bark of trees. D. Famine had the greatest impact on peasants, whose regular diet of potatoes expanded to include other vegetation.