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Catering Trucks in California Promote Healthy Eating in Low-Wage Worksites

2011 | Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior

According to the California Dietary Practices Survey, nearly two-thirds of California adults report that it is difficult to get fruits and vegetables at work.

Common food sources for working adults in California are employee cafeterias, quick service or fast-food restaurants, sit-down restaurants, and catering trucks. 

Project Community Action on Food Environments has estimated that in 3 low-income communities in central and south Los Angeles, 11.2% of food access came from mobile food service trucks.

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Backman D, Cheung J, Francis D, Granger C

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