Helping Low-Income Women Afford Healthier Food May Have Reversed a Rise in Childhood Obesity
Since 2009, enrollees in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) have been allowed to purchase fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Has the program worked? According to a new study, it has! And the results shed light on how we can uplift the health of children and reverse the onslaught of childhood obesity.