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Bernadette Longo on MPR

LACK OF GROCERY STORES MAY RESULT IN POOR NUTRITION FOR N. MPLS
In Minneapolis, city statistics indicate that Northside residents have higher rates of obesity and related health problems than the city as a whole. A lack of grocery stores in North Minneapolis appears to be part of the problem -- government studies show that a shortage of full-service grocery stores can be linked to poor nutrition and obesity.
Link: http://minnesota.publicradio.org/display/web/2007/08/24/veggies/