Little gain if sugary drinks are banned from food stamps

Disqualifying sugary drinks, such as soda, from purchase under the food-stamp program would have little impact on consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, say USDA researchers. They said that food-stamp participants “are no more likely to consume” sugary drinks than other poor people, once age, sex, race, marital status, education, income and presence of children in the household… » Read More

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