Food Deserts & Healthy Food Access

Food deserts are geographic areas of the country where access to affordable, healthy food options can be difficult or impossible due to the absence of grocery stores within a reasonable traveling distance. While unhealthy eating may be cheaper or more convenient in the short term, there are consequences of long-term, constrained access to healthy foods. These are the main reasons ethnic minority and low-income populations suffer from statistically higher rates of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other diet-related conditions than the general population.

Help point your staff in the right direction by simplifying the concept of healthy eating. Use the following tools to help your staff eat smarter!

Copy the Employee-Facing Email

Food Deserts & Healthy Food Access

Download the Word file, then copy and paste the graphic and text into a fresh email to deploy to your workforce.


Post the Monthly Wellness Tips

Healthy Food Choices

Share the monthly tips PDF to your intranet, HR portal, or post it in common office areas.


Download your Way to Wellness companion calendar and check out upcoming topics


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