According to the American Nutrition Association, food deserts are geographical areas that lack sufficient supply of fresh vegetables, fruits, and healthful, affordable whole foods. Food deserts are generally impoverished areas and they are viewed as a national crisis. Fortunately, nonprofit organizations and government initiatives are in place to provide relief for affected Americans.

Learn more about this topic in the following infographic courtesy of Tulane’s School of Social Work.

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Food Deserts in America

Irma Wallace

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