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The Anatomy of Air Pollution

In the United States, the cleanliness of air varies wildly within regions — even within neighborhoods. This can fatally and disparately affect the health of Americans living less than a few miles from each other.

15 Kitchen Essentials When You’re on a Budget

Having a pantry of basics can help you be more creative with the fresh produce you buy. Based on the price per serving, we recommend you stock your kitchen with these basic ingredients, with suggestions from the Gillings School’s Dr. Alice Ammerman.

How Can I Use Seasonal Foods in Healthy Meals?

MPH@UNC offers four seasonal bowl ideas inspired by the concept of Good Bowls, an initiative developed Alice Ammerman, DrPH, to provide better access to healthy foods in low-income communities. Each of the recipes can be made for less than $4 per person.

Which Produce Should I Buy, and When?

Not sure what produce to buy this season? With this guide, learn about the seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs available in many stores and markets around the country.

How Can I Get Fresh Produce on a Budget?

Many shoppers may altogether avoid the produce section of the grocery store because they think fresh fruits and vegetables are out of their price range. This guide breaks down the average price of many available produce items and where they can be purchased, year-round.