• More than a million UK residents live in 'food deserts', says study

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Experts say areas with limited access to cheap fresh food are fuelling health problems ‘I don't have my five-a-day': Bristol residents face struggle to eat well
    More than a million people in the UK live in “food deserts” - neighbourhoods where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, a study has claimed. Nearly one in 10 of the country's most economically deprived areas are food deserts, it says - typically large out-of-town housing estates and deprived inner-city wards served by a handful of small...
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