Does a New Supermarket Improve the Diet and Food Environment of Residents?

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impact of a new supermarket in an underserved urban area on the neighborhood nutrition environment and the dietary intake of community residents.

Funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (Subcontract from The University of Delaware; Co-PI: Allison Karpyn)
Grant Number: R01-DK102324                 


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