Maybe the saying shouldn’t be “you are what you eat,” but rather “you are where you eat.” Social and economic factors, such as where someone lives, have powerful influences on people’s health. This association holds true not only for access to healthy food but also for other things such as housing conditions and green space availability. Such factors impact risk of exposure and susceptibility to many diseases and conditions, including COVID-19. Watch the Webcast.
Speaker: Shannon N. Zenk, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., F.A.A.N. Director, National Institute of Nursing Research