Access & Health

Dietary Diseases

Dietary Diseases While the causes of coronary heart disease and diabetes vary, scientific evidence from dietary studies has linked the consumption of animal products to

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Environmental Racism

Environmental Racism

Environmental Racism While pollution is almost everywhere, certain communities are burdened with a disproportionate number of facilities that fill the air, soil, and water with

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Fast Food

Fast food in the U.S. has grown from a $6-billion-a-year industry in 1970[1] into a corporate juggernaut with a reported $200 billion in annual revenues in

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Food Desert

Food Deserts*

*Food Empowerment Project (F.E.P.) recognizes the problem with the term food desert, defined by the USDA as mostly being about proximity to food providers, rather than

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Lactose Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance*

* F.E.P. recognizes that this term is problematic given that it implies people, who happen to be predominately black and brown people, are abnormal if

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