The National WIC Evaluation: evaluation of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children. VI. Study of infants and children.

@article{Rush1988TheNW,
  title={The National WIC Evaluation: evaluation of the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children. VI. Study of infants and children.},
  author={D. Rush and Jessica Leighton and Nancy Sloan and Jose Ma J Alvir and D G Horvitz and W B Seaver and Gail C. Garbowski and Stanley S. Johnson and Richard A. Kulka and J W Devore},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1988},
  volume={48 2 Suppl},
  pages={484-511}
}
The major associations with the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) in preschool children were better dietary intake associated with current WIC participation, especially for Fe, vitamin A, and vitamin C, but there were no increases in energy intake and, after infancy, no residual benefits from past WIC participation; strongest dietary effects among children who were poor, black, or in single-parent or large families (children lost to WIC were as needy as… CONTINUE READING