Texas nutrition environment assessment of retail food stores (TxNEA-S): development and evaluation.

@article{Gloria2010TexasNE,
  title={Texas nutrition environment assessment of retail food stores (TxNEA-S): development and evaluation.},
  author={Christian T. Gloria and Mary A. Steinhardt},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1764-72}
}
OBJECTIVE Current nutrition environment instruments are typically designed to measure a small number of healthy foods based on national trends. They lack the depth to accurately measure the unique dietary choices of subpopulations, such as Texas consumers whose food preferences are influenced by Hispanic/Latino culture. Thus the purposes of the present study were to: (i) develop a comprehensive observational tool to measure the availability of healthy foods from retail stores in Texas; and (ii… CONTINUE READING