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SNAP benefits not sufficient for lower-income households to eat a healthy diet, study finds

10:32 EDT 7 Sep 2017 | News-Medical.net

A new study from North Carolina State University and the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps, only covers 43-60 percent of what it costs to consume a diet consistent with federal dietary guidelines for what constitutes a healthy diet.

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