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The Messy Relationship Between Food Stamps and Health  

To name just one researcher who has uncovered this trend, Cindy Leung, a nutrition researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, found teen and adult food-stamp recipients had larger waists and higher levels of obesity than people who aren't in the program, even when controlling for income.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
The suggestions at the end of article to ban the use of SNAP funds for sugar-laden soft drinks and giving extra funds based on fruit and vegetable purchases makes good sense.  At least better sense than what is currently being done.

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