In the article written by the USDA “Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food: Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences” claims that access to nutritious food is hard, studies show there is easier access to convenience stores and fast food then to supermarkets (iii). The USDA says, “Limited access to nutritious food and relatively easier access to less nutritious food maybe linked to poor diets and, ultimately, to obesity and diet-related diseases” (iii).
Personal Experience: Once I started making healthier choices my life changed. Being the healthiest version of myself made me happier, I had a clearer mind, more energy, and less medical restrictions. Just by planning out my meals throughout the week and exercising daily I was able to drop a segnificant amount of weight, improve my grades, and I have more energy!