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JUST THE FACTS

 
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There are 6529 food deserts in the US

If there are no healthy food options within 1 mile for urban areas and 10 miles for rural areas or more than 33% of the residents don't have reliable transportation, it is designated as a food desert

82% of food deserts are in urban areas

1/4 of US children's daily vegetable intake comes from french fries and potato chips

Obese children will lose 5 or more years off of their life expectancy

39 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2020

$14 billion is spent annually on health expenses directly related to health issues caused by childhood obesity

The least expensive foods in industrialized nations tend to be processed and high in sugar, sodium and calories but low in nutrients

The food and beverage industry spends more than $2 billion a year marketing to children, the majority being breakfast cereals, carbonated drinks, and fast foods

An estimated 36% of US children eat fast food on any given day

Children who have been food insecure in early life have an average 13% drop in reading and math test scores compared to food-secure classmates

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Low-income areas have little or no access to healthy foods making them disproportionally affected by food insecurity

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Children are the most vulnerable to food insecurity which can have longterm health, societal, and mental problems as it affects them during their developmental years

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A quarter of US kids get 25% of their calories from fast food and 12% of kids get more than 40% of their calories from fast food

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The number of overweight and obese children in low income families are double that of children in moderate or high income families

provides a family of 4 the daily

recommended serving of produce for a week

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ALL KIDS DESERVE FRESH, HEALTHY FOODS

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