Tag: food desert

It’s Expensive to be Poor: The High Cost of Fast Food

Ad space in the United States is largely taken up by the latest health fad. Whether it be a new fat free brownie or sugar free soda Americans are constantly being bombarded with information about the newest culprit responsible for our nation’s deteriorating health. Everyone, however, consistently overlooks the most statistically accurate indicator of a person’s health and life expectancy: their zip code.

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