Healthy Food Choices Is Often A Matter of Geography

Mar 23, 2017

For most of us, going to the local supermarket with a wide selection of healthy choices is just part of our routine.

But if you are poor, making a decision about what to eat is often a matter of geography. More often than not, your choices are limited to corner grocery stores stocked with foods high in sugar and fats.

On this edition of UWM Today, we talk about food deserts that are tied to poor nutrition for the poor. Our guest is Renee Walker, an assistant professor in UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health and a Scientist at the Center for Aging and Translational Research.