The Dollar Menu Favorite 



May 13 2015


Corvallis, OR

Ever get to thinking about how a food desert can pop up in the middle of a major city? One major reason is corporate fast food and manufactured goods. Food deserts are defined as urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Instead of supermarkets and grocery stores, these communities may have no food access or are served only by fast food restaurants and convenience stores that offer few healthy, affordable food options. The lack of access contributes to a poor diet and can lead to higher levels of obesity and other diet-related diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease. Who is responsible? Here is my answer.

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