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book: Local Food Environments: Food Access in America

Morland, 2014: 

  • "Describes impacts of local food environments on health
  • Reviews existing disparities within the US food delivery system
  • Highlights past and present government policies and practices (including local, state, and national food policies) demonstrating their influence on how food is delivered to individuals in the marketplace
  • Describes local food environments in relation to obesity and other diet-related diseases including diabetes and hypertension
  • Defines methods needed to study the effects of local food environments on human health"

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Food Environment links

Summaries from my initial foray into the food environment literature (including a mapping tool from the USDA).

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