Does the Food Stamp Program cause obesity? A realist review and a call for place-based research.

Abstract

The high prevalence of obesity among low income groups has led some to question the role of food assistance programs in contributing to the problem. The USDA's Food Stamp Program (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP) is the largest food assistance program in the United States with over 40 million participants. This paper… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2012.03.002

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