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food deserts

Definition:
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.
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NALT Full
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/142350
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RDF/XMLCreated 2011-01-13, last modified 2015-12-03