Correlation Between Obesity And SNAP

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There were 45,766,672 people who participated in FY 2015. SNAP participants try to buy cheaper food to have more portions in a limited budget. They purchase food items with high calories from fat and sugar rather than buying enough grains, fruits, vegetables and legumes (Molitor, Sugerman, Sciortino, 2016). The unhealthy food choice has shown a positive association between SNAP participants and obesity. The emphasis on fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains will encourage them to consume healthier foods that are nutritious and good for health (Choi, Seligman, & Basu, 2017). Obesity has increased dramatically over the decades and many other risk factors are associated with it. It also give rise to numerous other diseases for example heart diseases,
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