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Why Childhood Obesity Epidemic Flourishes In Poverty: Gov’t Grocery Stores Fail To Influence Diet

Combating childhood obesity by supplying children with healthier options may not be the route the government wants to take, according to the first study designed to evaluate the government's impact on food consumption. Researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center compared supermarket food options in two different neighborhoods in the Bronx in order to see how they affected the local children's diets.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Dietary habits are hard to change, especially when the components of cheap food have the ability to hijack the brain’s reward system essentially creating an addiction-like behavior.

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