NECN's The Take - Incentivizing Healthy SNAP

Via NECN's The Take website:

One in 7 Americans participate in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a monthly supplement aimed at reducing hunger. It's often a political football and is now the target of Republicans looking to slash the budget as lawmakers try to rush a budget through before a government shutdown. Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, joins Sue to discuss how local researchers have proposed a way to encourage better food choices among SNAP's recipients, improve their health, and cut billions of dollars in health care costs.

(Published Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018)

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