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October 14, 2016

Making Healthy, Economical Food Choices in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods

By Leah Chapman, MPH

A Summary of In-store marketing of inexpensive foods with good nutritional quality in disadvantaged neighborhoods: increased awareness, understanding, and purchasing

Setting:

The MANAGER TOP intervention (French for “eating great”) took place in 4 discount stores (2 intervention and 2 control) in the 14th and 15th districts in Marseille, France. Assignment to treatment or control groups was not random. The […]

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May 19, 2016

Researcher Profile: Dr. Collin Payne

Dr. Payne is an Associate Professor in the Marketing Department at New Mexico State University and the Co-Director/Co-Founder of the Consumer Behavior Lab. Part of the reason the Consumer Behavior Lab was established (2013) was to complement field research that was already being done in grocery stores. His work in Behavioral Economics began after a 3-year post-doctoral position in the […]

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October 15, 2015

Researcher Profile: Dr. Harry Zhang

Harry Zhang is an Associate Professor of Community & Environmental Health at Old Dominion University. He is a recipient of BECR’s 2015 WIC Conceptual White Papers and our Healthy Food Behavior Grant. This is the first in our new series of researcher profiles for people interested in this field. If you would like to suggest a researcher for our series, please feel […]

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June 17, 2015

The Trouble With Self-Reported Nutrition Data

By: Emily von Hoffman

A recent article in Mayo Clinic Proceedings takes on the issue of self-reported nutrition data, and the challenges it poses for public health researchers. While not a new problem, the topic continues to receive attention as the same flawed tools remain in use by a majority of researchers. The authors of the piece especially object to the use […]

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