A man enters the Eltareb Market #3 located at 561 West 8th St. in Merced Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. According to data released by the Merced County Department of Public Health which looked at nutrition and physical activity factors in neighborhoods, fast food restaurants and convenient stores in the south Merced area outnumber places such as playgrounds and parks.
A man enters the Eltareb Market #3 located at 561 West 8th St. in Merced Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. According to data released by the Merced County Department of Public Health which looked at nutrition and physical activity factors in neighborhoods, fast food restaurants and convenient stores in the south Merced area outnumber places such as playgrounds and parks. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
A man enters the Eltareb Market #3 located at 561 West 8th St. in Merced Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. According to data released by the Merced County Department of Public Health which looked at nutrition and physical activity factors in neighborhoods, fast food restaurants and convenient stores in the south Merced area outnumber places such as playgrounds and parks. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

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