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Proposed Criteria for Selecting the WIC Food Packages

Resource type
Research type
Food/Nutrient Analysis
National Academy of Sciences/IOM
Resource Materials
PDF Icon WICPrelimPT1.pdf (4.06 MB)
PDF Icon WICPrelimPT2.pdf (3.42 MB)

This report is the first step in the developing recommendations for revision to the WIC food packages. It reviews the nutritional needs and assesses the dietary adequacy of the WIC target population and proposes priority nutrients and food groups and general nutrition recommendations for the WIC food packages. This is a report of the National Academies' Institute of Medicine (Food and Nutrition Board), published here by permission. It is also available on the Institute of Medicine website.

Page updated: December 02, 2021