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Healthy Foods Not So Accessible for Poor Blacks

A new study found that most low-income grocery stores in Philadelphia didn’t carry a variety of healthy foods and 80 percent of these stores got low scores for quality on their meats, fruits and vegetables. Sadly, a third of the city’s residents surveyed told researchers that they only can afford to shop at these stores and cannot travel outside of the area to buy groceries.

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