The availability and cost of healthier food alternatives.

@article{Jetter2006TheAA,
  title={The availability and cost of healthier food alternatives.},
  author={Karen M. Jetter and Diana L. Cassady},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={38-44}
}
BACKGROUND Many people, especially low-income consumers, do not successfully follow dietary recommendations to eat more whole grains and less fat and added sugar. The food environment may have a significant impact on the choice by low-income consumers to eat healthier foods, as both the availability and price of healthier food items may limit their ability to eat a healthier diet. We investigated the cost and availability of a standard market basket of foods, and a healthier basket that… CONTINUE READING

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