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- Carlson, Andrea, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Physiology & behavior 2014 v.134 pp. 20-31
- Americans; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; energy balance; food prices; healthy diet; households; issues and policy; low income households; low-income population; nutritional adequacy; obesity; purchasing; researchers; teachers; United States
- ... The high obesity rates and poor diet quality in the United States, particularly among low income populations, are often attributed to low income, low food access, and high food prices of healthy foods. This paper discusses these associations and questions some of the metrics used to measure food prices. The paper argues that 1. On average, Americans consume diets that need improvement and there is ...