Know Better, Do Better. Don’t Cut SNAP-Ed Funding

The president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics argues that political negotiations over Farm Bill funding for SNAP programs threaten to undermine national programs to fight hunger and obesity.

Hunger and obesity. Two of the most common, most debilitating and most solvable health issues our country faces. There should be no politics to these issues.There should be no one ideology that triumphs over the other. However, as the House just passed a bill that would cut $40 billion to vital nutrition programs, the American people could lose the fight against both of these devastating conditions.

The Farm Bill currently under debate on Capitol Hill contains many facets,

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