2014 selection of research on the wide range of impacts of retail chain stores, including on small local business, county-level employment, and more.
2014 study the Harvard School of Public Health on how the new school food standards of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have affected students’ meal choices and behavior.
2012 study in the American Journal of Epidemiology that finds health risks are different in terms of obesity for African-American and white adults.
2012 study in Urban Studies on the availability of and demand for fresh fruit and vegetables in a low-income neighborhood of Detroit.
2012 study in the Journal of Social Science and Medicine on relationship between access to healthful food and obesity trends among youth.
2010 study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service on the impact of governmental dietary targets on consumer behavior.
2011 study in the New England Journal of Medicine on the type of neighborhood in which an individual lives and health outcomes.
2009 study from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases published in PLoS ONE assessing the U.S. food supply, consumption and waste.
2011 report by Yale University evaluating the claim that the consumption and marketing of sugary drinks is harmful to children and adolescents
2011 meta-study on the associations between television viewing habits and the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other causes of mortality.