If men who are in charge of what you eat, are also in charge of your medical well being and medical establishment, you will get food designed to make you sick and doctors designed to make you bankrupt.
Cheap food savings are nothing compared to expensive medical treatment.
In a welfare state, there should be no property or income tax. Free medical care and free education.
Voluntary donations and other taxes can be levied in a way that if people spend on what they don't need, they pay for it.
necessities of human life should never be taxed.