The public health effects of food deserts [electronic resource] : workshop summary / Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, Peggy Tsai, and Janet Mulligan, rapporteurs ; Food and Nutrition Board, Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine and Natural Research Council of the National Academies.

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Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2009.
Description
1 online resource (xiv, 99 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)

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Summary note
"On January 26-27, 2009, workshop speakers provided presentations on how to measure and understand the extent of food deserts, their impact on individual behaviors and health outcomes in various populations, and effective ways to increase the availability of fruits and vegetables and to improve the food environment"--P. 1.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-77).
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Contents
Introduction -- Determining the extent of food deserts -- Studying food deserts through different lenses -- Diet and health evidence to support improved food access -- Ameliorating food desert conditions -- Research gaps and needs.
ISBN
  • 9780309137294 (electronic bk.)
  • 0309137292 (electronic bk.)
  • 1282239260
  • 9781282239265
OCLC
549601812
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