Personal Choice Is A Myth When The Food Environment Is Toxic

In my mind, “convenient” here refers to access. And access is a whole lot more than, “Do they sell it at my store?” Access refers to being able to afford a food, and being able to prepare it: having the kitchen, appliances and utensils, knowledge, time, ability, transportation, storage. “Access” is a big word. The barriers to access make consumption of a nutritious diet more costly as you move down the socioeconomic ladder.

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