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Neighborhood Environments: Disparities in Access to Healthy Foods in the U.S.

This comprehensive review examined 54 studies that evaluated neighborhood access to food outlets, the types of foods available in stores and restaurants, dietary information and weight status. The review found that individuals who have better access to supermarkets and limited access to fast-food restaurants tend to have healthier diets and lower rates of obesity. Individuals More

Date: January 2009

Resource Type: Journal Article

Focus Areas: Food Access Food Retail