2009 WIC Food Package Revisions Are Paying Off In Healthier Food and Beverage Purchases

The healthfulness of food and beverage purchases by participants in the federal Women, Infants, and Children food assistance program (WIC) increased after revisions in 2009 that were designed to improve the nutrition of low-income pregnant women, new mothers and their young children, according to a new study by the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at the University of Connecticut.