food desert

French translation: Désert alimentaire

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00:56 Sep 18, 2020
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Social Sciences - Nutrition
Additional field(s): Food & Drink, Government / Politics, Nutrition, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: food desert
Definition from Cambridge Blog:
An area where there is little or no access to healthy food.

Example sentence(s):
  • These are also the groups most likely to live in food deserts, and researchers have established a strong correlation between food insecurity and increased diabetes rates. One study of Chicago neighborhoods found the death rate from diabetes in food deserts to be twice that of areas offering access to grocery stores, [14] while another conducted in California found that adults ages 50 and over from black and brown communities had double the diabetes rate of whites from the same age demographic. Food Is Power
  • Educating those in the community or tract of the food desert can help make changes, such as growing their own food and working with local convenience stores to sell healthier food options. Public awareness of food deserts can lead to healthy discourse and may even lead to ideas about how to end food deserts in America once and for all. Gardening Know-how
  • The key to getting food into food deserts is to make it as easy as possible for people to access fresh, healthy food. Shareable
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French translation:Désert alimentaire
Un désert alimentaire est un secteur qui procure un faible accès à des commerces pouvant favoriser une saine alimentation et qui est défavorisé sur le plan socioéconomique
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Désert alimentaire

Definition from Institut national de santé publique Qu:
Un désert alimentaire est un secteur qui procure un faible accès à des commerces pouvant favoriser une saine alimentation et qui est défavorisé sur le plan socioéconomique

Example sentence(s):
  • Beaucoup d’initiatives existent désormais au niveau local pour favoriser l’accès, comme les kiosques, les dépanneurs santé, les marchés mobiles et les coopératives d’alimentation, mais peu d’études sont parvenues à en démontrer l’effet positif et durable quand elles sont implantées dans un désert alimentaire, souligne pour sa part Marie-Claude Paquette. - Radio Canada  
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