Obesity: What you eat and where you live matters

It is recognized that obesity is influenced by both what you eat and where you live as individual choices of diet are often limited or swayed by what is available in a food environment.  Thus there is an ongoing effort to reduce obesity by improving food access where people live.  Michigan is gaining recognition for its anti-obesity strategy by improving food access. 

http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20110821/NEWS01/108210498/Obesity-What-you-eat-where-you-live-matters?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE