KINE 1000 Lecture Notes - Food Desert, Food Security

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Tutorial: Oct 17th 2012
What determine your habitus?
- Culture, symbolic dimensions. (it shapes you the person you are.
- Economic status (social economic status)
- Social networking
Food desert:
- A disadvantaged community in where there is poor access to healthy and affordable
foods.
Low social economic status inner city neighbourhoods
Result of spatial (distance) inequality
- The presence and quantity of super markets within 1 km of your neighbourhood have a
significant effect in reducing your stress.
Three factors that affect your stress: low income, low education, and unemployment.
72% of type a diabetic, considered low economic status as their main cause of disease
and poor health.
Food security: availability, access, use (do you have the knowledge to help build a
healthy diet.
When individuals have sufficient access to nutritious foods, their access is
determined by their physical and economic status.
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Culture, symbolic dimensions. (it shapes you the person you are. A disadvantaged community in where there is poor access to healthy and affordable foods. Low social economic status inner city neighbourhoods. The presence and quantity of super markets within 1 km of your neighbourhood have a significant effect in reducing your stress. Three factors that affect your stress: low income, low education, and unemployment. 72% of type a diabetic, considered low economic status as their main cause of disease and poor health. Food security: availability, access, use (do you have the knowledge to help build a healthy diet.

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