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Listen: The myth of ‘lifestyle diseases’ and what exactly is a ‘food desert’

Listen: The myth of ‘lifestyle diseases’ and what exactly is a ‘food desert’

In episode 4 Maverick Citizen journalist Zukiswa Pikoli dispels the myth that diabetes, hypertension and obesity are 'lifestyle diseases' and also looks into the phenomena that is 'food deserts' which refers to an area that has limited access to affordable and nutritious food with health journalist Laura Lopez Gonzalez and food justice experts from the Healthy Living Alliance Nzama Mbalati and Eunice Montsho.


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