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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Food-Insecure Households Likelier to Have Chronic Diseases, Higher Health Costs [feedly]

Food-Insecure Households Likelier to Have Chronic Diseases, Higher Health Costs
https://www.cbpp.org/blog/food-insecure-households-likelier-to-have-chronic-diseases-higher-health-costs

One reason why the emerging research, which we summarized in our new paper, increasingly links SNAP (food stamps) with improved health outcomes is that SNAP reduces "food insecurity" — i.e., insufficient access to enough food to live a healthy life over the course of a year.




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