T.A. Nicklas, C.E. O’Neil, V.L. Fulgoni III
International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition December 2018
Objective: The goals of this study were to assess the impact of recent changes in the WIC allotment on fruit intake, dietary quality/adequacy, energy/nutrient intakes, and potential impact of the complete removal of 100% fruit juice (FJ) from the package.
Conclusion: This study supports the nutritional value of juice for this population and the continued inclusion of 100% juice at current levels in the WIC Food Package.
Evaluating the Impact of the Revised Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Fruit Juice Allotment on Fruit Intake, Dietary Quality, and Energy/Nutrient Intakes among Children 1-4 Years of Age