We are happy to present this collection of resources which help you learn food.
Learning how to use food, how it interacts with our bodies, and how it impacts the planet is such an important part of our lives. We hope this page makes it easy to understand.
What is a food desert?
For example, if you live in Inglewood, it can take a 25 minute drive each way or a 2 hour bus ride to get organic groceries– at often expensive prices. This single, obvious barrier gives people the idea that they can never be vegan or eat healthily because it is too expensive and too much of an inconvenience.
SÜPRMARKT exists to ensure that the best foods are no longer limited to privileged areas. Everyone needs quality food to have a quality life, and food is a gift from the earth that belongs to all of us, yet 24 million Americans lack access. Our mission is to end Food Apartheid.
Sixty grocery stores serve South Central’s 1.3 million residents. This climate of fast food chains and liquor stores lifts junk food above fresh ingredients, leading to obesity rates 25% higher than West LA and 13% higher than the 22% county average.
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It will feature original content and include custom videos to help you make delicious, affordable foods.
In the meantime, please enjoy these wonderful recipes from across the internet.
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Here are studies and research links which make eating better make sense.
How Structural Racism Contributes to the Creation and Persistence of Food Deserts
Cornell University: Asian Diets Shift
The CDC estimates that nearly 1 billion dollars are spent each day treating preventable diseases in the US.
SÜPRMARKT addresses health access, educational, and economic injustices. Just 60 grocery stores service South LA’s 1.3 million residents. This climate of fast food chains and liquor stores lifts junk food above fresh ingredients, leading to obesity rates 25% higher than West LA and 13% higher than the 22% county average. (CHC)
Nearly 8 million US children are considered food insecure with 1 in 6 Californian children classified as significantly overweight. We are impacting the ideas, beliefs, and health of future generations by exemplifying communal enterprise. As they watch their parents shop intently to create abundance and improvement in the face of lack, they will gain bright mentalities which create solutions.
$1.28 billion is spent annually to subsidize the crops that are used as additives in manufacturing cookies, candies, soda pop and other highly popular junk food.