Better supermarket access does not improve diet, study finds

07/11/2011 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Easy access to supermarkets did not increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy and lean meat in low-income participants, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine. It found that income and proximity to fast-food restaurants made more of a difference in choosing foods. The findings suggest the availability of supermarkets may not help improve people's diets, experts said.

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