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2013-11-05 11:48:52

There is more to the cost of living in a food desert than higher prices for the few fruits and vegetables sold nearby.

2013-09-12 23:32:06

Providing access to essential goods including fresh food is a priority for the Washington DC Economic Partnership, DC's economic development marketing organization.

2012-03-14 13:46:26

If you live in neighborhoods with access to grocery stores, healthy food, parks and a pleasant walking environment, you're more likely to be in ideal cardiovascular health.

2010-06-02 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mari Gallagher Research & Consulting Group and Save-A-Lot Food Stores have joined forces to raise awareness of the plight of millions of families in the United States who live in food deserts -- large geographic areas with very few, if any, grocery stores.

2010-03-09 10:31:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent Kansas State University study found that the availability of supermarkets -- rather than the lack of them --increased the risk of obesity for low-income women living in small cities.

2010-03-09 11:38:50

A recent Kansas State University study found that the availability of supermarkets -- rather than the lack of them --increased the risk of obesity for low-income women living in small cities.

2009-04-07 11:36:04

A Canadian study shows that if people live near a grocery store close enough to walk to, they will keep their weight down.

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2009-01-22 06:48:16

Residents of poorer neighborhoods have less access to fresh, healthy foods, according to a new report.

2008-09-03 03:00:15

By Agyeman, Julian FOOD EQUITY IN U.S. NEIGHBORHOODS Samina Raja, Changxing Ma, and Pavan Yadav, "Beyond Food Deserts: Measuring and Mapping Racial Disparities in Neighborhood Food Environments," Journal of Planning Education and Research 27, no. 4 (Summer 2008): 469-82 Long ignored by U.S.

2008-07-09 00:00:22

By Valerie Bauman ONLINE www.cdcg.org/ www.thefoodtrust.org www.farmtofolk.com/ ALBANY, N.Y. - For years, Mel Williams rarely ate fruit and vegetables - unless they came out of a can.


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