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Healthful eating is a smart way to sustain brain power, study finds. The food we eat is our fuel and our building blocks, for body and brain! 

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Giving the poor easy access to healthy food doesn’t mean they’ll buy itI think food deserts are a huge problem and I think it’s important that cities are taking initiative to eliminate them. However, affordability is a huge issue too, as well as access to cooking supplies, equipment, and time. 

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Zipcodes and waistlines: location, location, location. Kind of related to the above – peoples’ immediate environment plays a big role in health behaviors. Stress link seems to be important – there is also the issue of food deserts and safety/walkability. Additionally, when you look at places like the Blue Zones (where people enjoy very healthy lives), many health outcomes seem to depend on community and environment rather than solely individual behavior.

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