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A Fraying Nutrition Safety Net

In 2014, the average weekly SNAP benefit was about $29.25 per person.

An Obesity Pandemic

1.9 billion adults worldwide are estimated to be overweight or obese.

Surging Maternal Mortality

The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. has doubled in the past 25 years.


Health Care Shortage

18.7 percent of U.S. population lives in an area with a shortage of primary care health professionals.

Invest in Prevention

24 percent of U.S. budget spent on health care, compared to 3 percent spent on nutrition.