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Shannon N. Zenk the assistant professor in the department ofpublic health at the University of Chicago engaged in an experimentto identify rather the environment and availability of healthy foodoptions impacted low-income and minority areas health issues. TodayI will explain my findings and discuss the results of my research onthis matter. What I found was that my research closely matched thatof Professor Zenk and that the options for minorities and lessdeveloped neighborhoods greatly impact their physical health.I started my research by looking into the area of the District ofColumbia. What I first noticed was that the distance between thisgrocery stores was quite vast. Three or more miles apart from oneanother, but along that vast distance was several smaller convenientstores and fast food options. These convenient stores offered highpriced produce that did not appear to be fresh. The Walmart in Mt.

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