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Dr. Ginger Cameron
A food desert is a community, particularly a low-income area, in which the residents lack access to affordable and healthy food. There may be no supermarket or large grocery store within one mile if in an urban area or within ten miles if in a rural area, there is a lack of affordable vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and other nutritious foods, or there is a prevalence of fast food restaurants and convenience stores in the area.
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Food, food deserts, hunger
Day, Jacob and Setzkorn, Lauren, "Food Deserts" (2016). Introduction to Public Health Posters. 10.
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