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Is Obesity Declining Among Low Income US Kids?

January 16, 2018 | Blog

According to a Reuters article, a recent US study indicated the proportion of poor kids receiving government food assistance who are severely obese has declined following benefits changes designed to encourage healthier purchases.  The study focused on 22.6 million young children enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children 9WIC), which gives money to low-income families to purchase healthy foods…  Read more



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