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Food Desert: Does It Exist In American Samoa?

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Title:Food Desert: Does It Exist In American Samoa?
Authors:Asifoa-Lagai, Molly
Keywords:American Samoa
food security
Date Issued:2009
Publisher:Agricultural Development in the American Pacific Project
Citation:Asifoa-Lagai M. 2009. Food desert: does it exist in American Samoa? Honolulu (HI): ADAP Project. 2 pages.
Series:Food Security and Sufficiency Project
Abstract:Obesity is one of the main concerns for medical professionals, community leaders, and parents in American Samoa. Studies reveal the increasing number of overweight children in American Samoa. Most children attend public schools. This study assessed if the environment surrounding schools are food deserts, and therefore contribute to unhealthy diets.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
Appears in Collections: Food Security and Sufficiency Project

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