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Lots of Fruits and Vegetables, but Lots of High-Fat Snacks: Home Food Environment of Overweight Women

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Caption: A new study concluded that although fruit and vegetables in the home were plentiful, preparation methods and availability of high-calorie foods in the home may be contributing to obesity. Likewise, eating in front of the television was fairly common, and may be a challenging practice to address. Michelle C. Kegler, Dr.P.H., discusses this examination of the home food environment in Georgia.

Credit: Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

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