Healthy eating and food purchasing for residents of low income areas: Results from studying a new supermarket opening as a result of financial incentives
Learning Areas:Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Evaluate whether healthy eating increases among low-income children and adults after a new supermarket is introduced through tax and zoning incentives. Evaluate whether unhealthy eating increases among low-income children and adults after a new supermarket is introduced through tax and zoning incentives. Describe how residential distance from a supermarket affects healthy eating.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the primary investigator or co-investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on evaluation, obesity and food choice and I direct the CDC-funded NYU Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN), which is evaluating several New York City initiatives intended to improve healthy eating and drinking in New York City.
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