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Nutrition: SNAP guidelines are not adequate for good health | News, Sports, Jobs


Nutrition: SNAP guidelines are not adequate for good health | News, Sports, Jobs


Oct 8, 2018 There has been much discussion at the federal level about the difficulty in feeding kids a healthy diet on a limited income — particularly in regions labeled “food deserts.” For many families, it is more affordable to feed kids what amounts to junk food; and a trip to a large grocery store is another expense.Here in West Virginia, there are 40,000 participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children program, which is available to women, children and families at up to 185 percent of the federal poverty level.

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