Sunday, September 8, 2013

Washington Post: Mississippi and the Triple Threat of Poverty, Obesity and Food Insecurity


The Washington Post article is linked below.

The Mississippi Paradox: Overweight and Under Nourished

"That perhaps explains why Mississippi — the state with the highest poverty rate, at 22.8 percent — also has both the highest food insecurity rate (20.9 percent) and the highest obesity rate (34.6 percent)."

---Lydia DePillis, The Washington Post

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