First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Keira TobiaFollow

Mentor/s

Professor Jennifer McLaughlin

Participation Type

Paper Talk

Abstract

This presentation and paper talk focuses on food deserts and the role it plays in communities. The term food desert is defined due to its qualities and characteristics. The effects of food deserts are addressed. The health and quality of life of individuals living in areas of food deserts are rapidly declining. Data of food deserts in Bridgeport is reviewed and compared to other food desert areas. Education is focused on as having a potential role in reducing food deserts in the United States. Potential solutions are reviewed to eliminate food deserts from society.

College and Major available

Exercise Science UG

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

Honors Capstone, HN-300, Professor Jennifer McLaughlin

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

4-24-2020 2:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-24-2020 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Keira Tobia, Exercise Science UG, Honors student, Class of 2020.

Honorable Mention, Most Meaningful 2020 award.

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Apr 24th, 2:00 PM Apr 24th, 4:00 PM

Food Deserts: How Little, Fresh Food Results in Large Problems

Digital Commons

This presentation and paper talk focuses on food deserts and the role it plays in communities. The term food desert is defined due to its qualities and characteristics. The effects of food deserts are addressed. The health and quality of life of individuals living in areas of food deserts are rapidly declining. Data of food deserts in Bridgeport is reviewed and compared to other food desert areas. Education is focused on as having a potential role in reducing food deserts in the United States. Potential solutions are reviewed to eliminate food deserts from society.

 

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