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Food Swamps, Unhealthy Food Access and Moving Beyond Personal Responsibility

Daniel J. Schultz | Posted 03.24.2014 | Food
Daniel J. Schultz

As we have done successfully with tobacco, we need to move beyond individualistic public health nutrition goals and aim to reshape our food environment as a collective whole.

Transforming Food Deserts and Swamps to Fight Obesity

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Hopefully, as the problem of food deserts and swamps gains greater recognition, communities will implement innovative and creative solutions. The USDA's Healthy Food Financing Initiative should focus on supporting this kind of innovation in communities across the country.

In Light Of World Food Day, Help Fight Hunger In Your Own Backyard

Enid Borden | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Enid Borden

I always thought it was true, but it is appalling to see it for oneself. In my hands were two grocery items - one snack-sized cream filled yellow ca...