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Nutrition for the Underserved: The Implications

The University of Minnesota Extension Health and Nutrition program conducted focus groups with limited resource individuals throughout Minnesota.

The purpose of the focus groups was to explore the:

Results were analyzed for four different audiences: Somali, African American, Latino, and Caucasian.

While the focus groups were conducted to assess the quality and effectiveness of the University of Minnesota Health and Nutrition program, the implications are useful for other organizations who work with limited resource individuals.

The following white papers summarize the focus group results and implications:

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