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World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022

World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022

The number of obese children and adolescents (aged 5 to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a new study. If current trends continue, more children and adolescents will be obese than moderately or severely underweight by 2022. Continue reading World will have more obese children and adolescents than underweight by 2022

SNAP benefits aren't enough to afford a healthy diet

SNAP benefits aren't enough to afford a healthy diet

A new study finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines for what constitutes a healthy diet. The study highlights the challenges lower-income households face in trying to eat a healthy diet. Continue reading SNAP benefits aren't enough to afford a healthy diet