Unformatted text preview: 1.Organic food tends to be more expensive than other types of foods. As college students, how does the price of food affect your purchases? Which grocery store do you shop at? What factors cause you to go to that specific supermarket? How does accessibility affect communities in less fortunate neighborhoods? What can be done to promote healthy eating in these neighborhoods? I walked into Whole Foods hungry and craving satisfying and fulfilling food items, as I had not eaten anything healthy for the past week due to the many midterms I had. Had I I any time, I wouldn’t have binged on chips, cookies, and soda from the nearest grocery store (Walgreens) to Berkeley campus. I would have definitely made healthier food choices. As I walked down the isles of Whole foods, scanning for my favorite fruits I noticed the prices of various food items and cringed. There was no way I was going to be able to afford such expensive food products. How did the prices seem to increase from a week ago? As a college student the price of food affects my purchases greatly. With the increasing costs of tuition and books, it is much harder to make healthy choices when purchasing food on campus. Especially with the state of the books, it is much harder to make healthy choices when purchasing food on campus....
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- Spring '11
- Nutrition, Supermarket, Grocery store