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Food Deserts in the Land of Plenty

One of Michelle Obama’s goals is to eliminate food deserts as a way to reduce the prevalence of obesity in the United States.

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Road Trip Revelations

Being healthy at home can easily become a daily routine. Choosing wheat over white, fruit over your favorite snack, yogurt instead of an apple, a moringa smoothie instead of a shake- these deliberations become second nature. 484 more words

Urban gardens - A Kingdom issue

Instead of focusing a disproportionate amount (or all!) of our energy dickering over some of today’s  hot button  issues, such as the various ways of how to interpret Paul’s doctrine of justification, or who thinks what about hell, Christians should be focusing some serious energy on this. 162 more words

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Transforming Neighborhood Food Deserts to Healthy Food Oases

According to the USDA, 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.” About 23.5 million people live in a food desert and more than half of those people are low-income. 402 more words

Local research suggests many Windsorites still lack access to healthy, affordable food (With video)

Fewer than one in five people in Windsor live within walking distance of a grocery store, according to research conducted by a geospatial data analyst at the University of Windsor. 710 more words


Pancakes For EVERY Monday, Food Oasis Ideas, Dogs Turning Into Terrible Lizards

I think I’m a week off of schedule with this.

That’s okay, I’m doing it now & there is a TON of stuff going on right now in my life, so to the eight people who are regular readers to this, I apologize & will explain more in the near future. 896 more words