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YMCA AND AMWAY TEAM TOGETHER TO ADDRESS LOCAL NUTRITION CHALLENGES

Grand Rapids, MI (July 19, 2017) – Remarkably, 32,256 Grand Rapids residents live in areas that the USDA has designated “food deserts,” defined as urban areas where it is difficult to buy affordable fresh food. Some prefer to call these neighborhoods “food swamps” since they tend to have an overabundance of unhealthy fast food options, but few healthy options.
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