National WIC Association

Positive influence of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children food packages on access to healthy foods

Andreyeva T, et al. Positive influence of the revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children food packages on access to healthy foods. J Acad Nutr Diet. Jun 2012;112(6):850-858.

The study showed that the WIC food package revisions have improved access to healthy foods—such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and lower-fat milk—for WIC participants, as well as the community at large.