Low-income Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation is related to adiposity and metabolic risk factors.

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BACKGROUND The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the largest federal nutrition assistance program. In recent years, SNAP participation rates increased during times of economic hardship. OBJECTIVE We examined whether household SNAP participation was associated with adiposity and metabolic risk factors in a representative sample of low… (More)
DOI: 10.3945/ajcn.111.012294

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