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Corner stores in New Orleans fail to compensate for disparities in healthy food access

Food Environment Research

Published: May 25, 2010

Corner stores in New Orleans fail to compensate for disparities in healthy food access Healthscaping – Issue 8 May 25, 2010 Low-income and African American neighborhoods in New Orleans are not deficient in spirit or soul these days, but one thing community members do find lacking is access to fresh, healthy foods. Numerous studies across the United States draw attention to the disparities that exist in access to fresh food providers. It's well known that…

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NOW SELLING fresh fruits and vegetables One New Orleans corner store makes progress in the produce department

Food Environment Research

Published: May 25, 2010

**NOW SELLING fresh fruits and vegetables One New Orleans corner store makes progress in the produce department** Healthscaping – Issue 8 May 25, 2010 One corner store in New Orleans Bywater neighborhood is altering its usual stocking practices by increasing the amounts of fresh fruits and vegetables that it carries. Akin to other urban areas, patrons of New Orleans corner stores are overwhelmed by the quantity and marketing of high-calorie junk food, sugar-sweetened beverages, tobacco…

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Corner stores fall short of providing New Orleanians access to healthy foods

Food Environment Research

Published: May 25, 2010

Corner stores fall short of providing New Orleanians access to healthy foods Fitting New Orleans – Issue 8 May 25, 2010 Low-income and African American neighborhoods in New Orleans are not deficient in spirit or soul these days, but one thing community members do find lacking is access to fresh, healthy foods. Numerous studies across the United States draw attention to the disparities that exist in access to fresh food providers. It's well known that…

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NOW-SELLING-fresh-fruits-and-vegetables-One-New-Orleans-corner-store-makes-progress-in-the-produce-department

NOW SELLING fresh fruits and vegetables One New Orleans corner store makes progress in the produce department

Food Environment Research

Published: May 25, 2010

**NOW SELLING fresh fruits and vegetables One New Orleans corner store makes progress in the produce department** Fitting New Orleans – Issue 8 May 25, 2010 One corner store in the New Orleans Bywater neighborhood is altering its usual stocking practices by increasing the amounts of fresh fruits and vegetables that it carries. Patrons of New Orleans corner stores are overwhelmed by the quantity and marketing of high-calorie junk food, sugar-sweetened beverages, tobacco and alcohol.…

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Nutrition Bites "Eat food, not too much, mostly plants," Michael Pollan

Food Environment Research

Published: May 25, 2010

Nutrition Bites Lauren Futrell Dunaway,MPH, RD, LDN May 25, 2010 “Eat food, not too much, mostly plants,” Michael Pollan These seven words describe one author's opinion on food and health. Michael Pollan has written several books regarding the policies and processes that drive the food we eat in the United States. His most recent book Food Rules describes what he calls “a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely.” Pollan suggests that many Americans…

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