Depression puts low-income population at even greater risk for obesity and poor nutrition

In a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers from the RAND Corporation report that for people receiving food assistance there are significant links between depression, poor dietary quality, and high body mass index. They suggest that understanding the risk of depression among Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants could be important to understanding the relationship among SNAP participation, diet, and weight. —> Read More