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WIC Promotes Healthy Eating Habits and Breastfeeding

Posted By Janna On April 11, 2014 @ 3:33 pm In Clubs & Organizations,Headline News,Healthcare,Regional News | No Comments

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides nutrition education and healthy foods to help families make healthy choices. The WIC food package includes fruits, vegetables, and low-fat dairy and whole grains. The food package helps combat food insecurity and contributes to healthy diets, which help aid in reducing obesity and chronic diseases.

Research has shown breastfeeding provides numerous health benefits to both the mother and baby, helping to reduce healthcare cost.

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