To improve diet quality, boost food-stamp benefits by $1 a day

Food-stamp recipients would buy more nutritious foods, notably vegetables, poultry and fish, if benefits were raised by $1 a day or 24 percent, says a study commissioned by the think tank Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. Higher-quality diets “may yield better long-term health outcomes,” said the think tank. Congress has taken a more austere… » Read More

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