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Price and healthfulness of snacks in 32 YMCA after-school programs in 4 US metropolitan areas, 2006-2008. CDC  nutrition  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

A common perception is that healthful foods are more expensive than less healthful foods. We assessed the cost of beverages and foods served at YMCA after-school programs, determined whether healthful snacks were more expensive, and identified inexpensive, healthful options.

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CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Volume 9, 2012:11_0222 CDC  nutrition  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

This study explored the extent to which schoolchildren purchased precut and bagged fruits and vegetables from a mobile fruit vendor (frutero).

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CDC - Preventing Chronic Disease: Volume 9, 2012: 12_0023 CDC  nutrition  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD 

The objective of this study was to determine whether data from 3 sources would yield a single, homogenous, healthful food store category that can be used to accurately characterize community nutrition environments for public health research.

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A Look Inside Food Deserts | CDC Features food  nutrition  CDC Features  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  food deserts  healthly living 

If you struggle with finding affordable fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lowfat milk and other healthier foods, the important thing to remember is that you can still take steps to improve your diet.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Assessing Public Policies and Assets That Affect Obesity Risk While Building New Public Health Partnerships, New Hampshire, 2011 - CDC prevention  CDC  nutrition  obesity  physical activity  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  policy survey  New Hampshire 

The New Hampshire Obesity Prevention Program and the 9 New Hampshire regional planning commissions assessed the state’s obesity-related policies and assets by using community measures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Clinical Preventive Services Infographic vaccination  insurance  immunization  HPV  screening  marketplace  nutrition  obesity  smoking cessation  Colonoscopy  mammography  Affordable Care Act  preventive services  HIV Testing  ACA 

The health care law is already making a difference in the lives of millions of Americans. Since the law passed, 3.1 million young adults have gained insurance through their parents’ plans. 105 million Americans have had lifetime limits removed from their insurance coverage. 6.1 million people with Medicare received $5.7 billion in prescription drug discounts through 2012, and $2.1 billion was returned to consumers in 2011because their health plans did not spend at least 80% of premium dollars on care or quality improvements.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Implementing a Farmers™ Market Incentive Program: Perspectives on the New York City Health Bucks Program - CDC CDC  nutrition  health promotion  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  Fruits and Vegetables  Farmers’ market  Health Bucks 

One strategy for lowering the prevalence of obesity is to increase access to and affordability of fruits and vegetables through farmers’ markets. However, little has been documented in the literature on the implementation of such efforts. To address this gap, the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) sponsored an evaluation of the New York City Health Bucks program, a farmers’ market coupon incentive program intended to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in underserved neighborhoods while supporting local farmers.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Improving Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Low-Income Customers at Farmers Markets: Philly Food Bucks, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2011 - CDC CDC  nutrition  obesity  poverty  diet  health promotion  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  food access  Fruits and Vegetables  nutrition policy  farmers markets 

We evaluated whether Philly Food Bucks, a bonus incentive program at farmers markets, is associated with increased fruit and vegetable consumption and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) sales at farmers markets in low-income areas.

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Preventing Chronic Disease | Determinants of Fruit, Vegetable, and Dairy Consumption in a Sample of Schoolchildren, Northern Serbia, 2012 - CDC children  fruits  vegetables  CDC  nutrition  determinants  Preventing Chronic Disease  PCD  dairy products 

Insufficient intake of fresh fruits, vegetables, and dairy products among children is a serious nutrition-related concern. The aim of our study was to determine behavioral and environmental factors that influence fruit, vegetable, and dairy consumption among Serbian schoolchildren.

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