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USDA ERS - Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food—Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences: Report to Congress

USDA ERS - Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food—Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences: Report to Congress | Social Justice Curriculum | Scoop.it
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Dean Ornish: The killer American diet that's sweeping the planet | Video on TED.com

Stop wringing your hands over AIDS, cancer and the avian flu. Cardiovascular disease kills more people than everything else combined -- and it’s mostly preventable. Dr. Dean Ornish explains how changing our eating habits will save lives.
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Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA | Video on TED.com

Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA -- in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why?
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The Grocery Gap: Who Has Access to Healthy Food and Why It Matters - PolicyLink

The Grocery Gap: Who Has Access to Healthy Food and Why It Matters - PolicyLink | Social Justice Curriculum | Scoop.it
PolicyLink is a national research and action institute advancing economic and social equity by Lifting Up What Works.
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Indy East Food Desert CoalitionIEFDC

To provide access to fresh food and reasonably priced healthy and nutritious food options in under-resourced, high-need communities located in food deserts on the eastside of Indianapolis and to...
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Income, Not "Food Deserts," More to Blame for U.S. Obesity

Income, Not "Food Deserts," More to Blame for U.S. Obesity | Social Justice Curriculum | Scoop.it
In the U.S., obesity in "food deserts" is above average. However, it isn't solely -- or even primarily -- access to grocery stores that is the issue -- it appears that higher obesity rates are mostly linked to lower incomes.
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