Your Zip Code Has Greater Effects On Your Health Than Your Genetic Code

By Ariana Lubelli | alubelli@krbc.tv

Published 03/17 2014 10:19PM

Updated 03/18 2014 09:09AM

New studies show your zip code is more likely to determine your health than your genetic code.

A recent study from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found a strong correlation between where you live and the quality of your diet. Nutritionists believe the food bought in Supermarkets in larger cities may have less nutrients than food locally grown bought in smaller cities.

Many residents agree they have more access to fresher produce living in a rural area but still their budget may not allow it.

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