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The Use of Food Stamps To Purchase Vitamin and Minerals Supplements

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Research
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Policy Analysis
Promoting Healthy Eating
SNAP Benefit Use
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Interest, research, and expenditures on dietary supplements are growing very fast. Americans spent $8.2 billion in 1995 for vitamins, minerals, herbs and botanicals, and sports nutrition products. About half of all Americans reported at least some use of vitamins and minerals in response to recent surveys. The general goal of the study is to examine existing data that bear on a diverse set of pertinent issues.

Page updated: December 15, 2021