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Food Stamps Don't Add Pounds to Mothers, Study Finds

Health and food have many correlations. Fresh fruit is a healthy option, but it is much more expensive than many pre-packaged options available in the grocery store. For those who need financial assistance, healthy eating can be troublesome. Dr. Christina Robinson, assistant professor of economics at Missouri State University, discusses her paper, "Being a Mother is Good for Your Waistline: An Examination of Food Stamp Program Participation and Obesity in Mothers and Their Children."