In the Shopping Cart of a Food Stamp Household: Lots of Soda
Food stamps are supposed to help improve nutrition for the poor, but a study shows that, just like everyone else, food stamp users buy soda and junk food.
While 9.7% is a crazy high amount, they do a disservice by only pointing out that the average is 7.1% otherwise, making it sound much worse than it actually is. I'm against them curbing access to soda on food stamps just for this reason alone.
Also, 7.1% seems crazy high to me?! That is a metric crapton of soda.Posted on 2017-01-14T17:46:01+0000