This research brief reviews a variety of strategies proposed in the context of SNAP and dietary quality. It including a review of SNAP participant characteristics, benefit redemption patterns, and purchasing habits, and summarizes the research on SNAP’s role in dietary quality, obesity, and other health outcomes, such as food insecurity. Also included are a number of promising strategies to further promote healthy eating and address obesity among SNAP participants, and a description of why restricting food choice in SNAP is a flawed strategy.

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