Prejudice may push low-income shoppers to unhealthy options

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 19:22 in Psychology & Sociology

An unhealthy diet is not just a result of food insecurity but also of the stigma that surrounds it, believes Guelph researcher Kelly Hodgins. “Our societal discourses, assumptions and judgements against those living in poverty are actually helping to maintain this inequality."

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