Incentivizing fruit and vegetable purchases among participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

@article{Andreyeva2015IncentivizingFA,
  title={Incentivizing fruit and vegetable purchases among participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.},
  author={T. Andreyeva and J. Luedicke},
  journal={Public health nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={
          33-41
        }
}
OBJECTIVE In 2009, the US Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) began to provide participants with cash-value vouchers to purchase fruits and vegetables ($US 10 for women and $US 6 for children per month). The present paper assesses the potential effects of the new WIC incentives on fruit and vegetable purchases among WIC households in two New England states. DESIGN A pre-post assessment of changes in fruit and vegetable purchases after the WIC… Expand
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