The Garden of Eden: acknowledging the impact of race and class in efforts to decrease obesity rates.

@article{Baker2006TheGO,
  title={The Garden of Eden: acknowledging the impact of race and class in efforts to decrease obesity rates.},
  author={Elizabeth A Baker and Cheryl M Kelly and Ellen K. Barnidge and Jennifer Strayhorn and M Schootman and J. L. Struthers and Deidre Griffith},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={1170-4}
}
Geographic assessments indicate that the selection of produce in local supermarkets varies by both area-level income and racial composition. These differences make it particularly difficult for low-income African American families to make healthy dietary choices. The Garden of Eden produce market was created to improve access to high-quality, affordable produce for these communities. The Garden of Eden is housed in a church in an economically depressed African American community in St Louis, Mo… CONTINUE READING

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