More than one in seven Americans is now on food stamps. That's a sobering statistic in and of itself, but it's even more worrisome when you consider the implications for our future health.
High caloric fast food is cheap and plentiful, and with many states allowing fast food establishments to accept food stamps, the dollar menu may seem, to some, the only option to keep hunger at bay. No wonder the rates of obesity -- particularly child obesity -- continue to climb, with some areas of the country seeing marked increases since the start of the recession.
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