Enhancing the WIC Food Package: Impacts and Recommendations to Advance Nutrition Security
By National WIC Association
The WIC food packages advance health outcomes by addressing specific nutrient needs of infants, young children, and pregnant, postpartum, and breastfeeding women. Consistent with analysis included in the 2017 report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and the inaugural life-stage edition of the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the National WIC Association makes the following recommendations to strengthen the value, quality, and impact of the WIC food packages.
June 11, 2021