A Mini-Review: Everything You Need to Know About Food Deserts
Author(s): Gopakumar Gopika, Vedala Raghuveer, MD, Vedala Krishna, MD MPH
Food deserts are areas with limited access to healthy and nutritious food items. Low income is the main contributor of poor health in food deserts. Residents in food deserts have an increased risk of health problems, including higher HbA1c levels, obesity, and increased cardiovascular risks.