The very nature and purpose of SNAP, or food stamps, remains a point of contention between public health and anti-hunger communities. With our Nancy Kass

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Our Jessica Fanzo on how cycles of poverty make families vulnerable to food insecurity

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Our Jessica Fanzo on hunger, obesity, food security, and food ethics at the ‘Bringing Johns Hopkins to New York’ event, June 6, 2019

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Laurel Mellin writes, “I am convinced that much, if not most, of people’s struggles with food are based in the emotional part of the brain, specifically circuits that process stress, or circuits that we can rewire.”

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But while at first glance the global trend lines still look promising, Vos says a closer look at the statistics reveal stubborn problems that threaten that rosy picture. Increasingly this year, he says, cracks are starting to show

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Tasia Smith: “Politicians and scholars sometimes cast obesity as a problem that largely afflicts the poor. But as most obese adults aren’t poor and most low-income adults aren’t obese, this is a misconception”

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Our Jess Fanzo is among the guests on the Better Business Show Podcast, reporting on the global food crisis at the Planting Seeds for the Future of Food conference in Vevey, Switzerland

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It’s a standard sign at many convenience and grocery stores around the country, usually posted near the prepared food line and aimed at customers paying by Electronic Benefits Transfer, the debit card for food stamps

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