News tagged with food environment

Mapping food deserts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Maps are great for showing where things are. They’re also good for showing where things aren’t.

dateMar 03, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Scientists find universal rules for food-web stability

The findings, published in this week's issue of Science, conclude that food-web stability is enhanced when many diverse predator-prey links connect high and intermediate trophic levels. The computations also reveal that s ...

dateAug 06, 2009 in Ecology
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Local food environments can lead to obesity

Living in an area with more fast food outlets and convenience stores than supermarkets and grocers has been associated with obesity in a Canadian study. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health have s ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Health
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