Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

February 26, 2015 5:00 PM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Having good full-service supermarkets in poor neighborhoods doesn't mean children will have healthier diets, a new study suggests.

"Low-income and ethnic minority neighborhoods are underserved by supermarkets relative to their higher-income counterparts, and it would appear to be logical that increasing availability of healthful foods could improve diets," said study author Brian Elbel, an associate professor of population heal...

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