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Urban poor need to hunt for healthy food


Residents in declining urban neighborhoods want healthy food choices but often have to travel long distances to find them.

“This research reveals that the lack of access to basic amenities in declining inner-city neighborhoods—what we call the ‘burdens of place’—is an important variable in shaping travel and diet,” says lead author Igor Vojnovic, associate professor of geography at Michigan State University.

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