The high cost of a nutritionally adequate diet in four Yukon communities.

@article{Wein1994TheHC,
  title={The high cost of a nutritionally adequate diet in four Yukon communities.},
  author={Eric Wein},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  year={1994},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={
          310-2
        }
}
  • Eric Wein
  • Published 1994 in
    Canadian journal of public health = Revue…
The cost of purchasing a nutritionally adequate diet in four Yukon communities was examined, based on the 46 food items and quantities of the federal government's Northern Food Basket. In Old Crow, unit purchase prices were on average 250% of those in Edmonton, while in three southern Yukon communities, unit purchase prices were about 125% of those in Edmonton. In quantities needed to meet weekly nutrient needs of a family of four, the cost in Old Crow was 320% of that in Edmonton, while in… CONTINUE READING

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