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The Messy Relationship Between Food Stamps and Health  

Several studies show beneficiaries of the program are more likely to be obese. But the answer is not to cut benefits, some academics say.

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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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