Food Stamp Program participation but not food insecurity is associated with higher adult BMI in Massachusetts residents living in low-income neighbourhoods.

@article{Webb2008FoodSP,
  title={Food Stamp Program participation but not food insecurity is associated with higher adult BMI in Massachusetts residents living in low-income neighbourhoods.},
  author={Amy L. Webb and A Schiff and Douglas B. Currivan and Eduardo Villamor},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={
          1248-55
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Food-insecure populations employ multiple strategies to ensure adequate household food supplies. These strategies may increase the risk of overweight and obesity. However, existing literature reports conflicting associations between these strategies and BMI. The objective of the present study was to examine whether food insecurity and strategies for managing food insecurity are associated with BMI in adults. DESIGN, SETTING AND SUBJECTS In 2005, RTI International and Project Bread… CONTINUE READING

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