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Planning a WIC Research Agenda : Workshop Summary / Carol West Suitor, rapporteur ; Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

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Subject: Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (U.S.)
Nutrition policy > United States.
Pregnancy > Nutritional aspects > United States > Congresses.
Obesity > Nutritional aspects > United States > Congresses.
Children > Nutrition > United States > Congresses.
Health risk assessment > United States > Congresses.
Nutrition Policy > United States > Congresses.
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena > United States > Congresses.
Maternal Welfare > United States > Congresses.
Nutrition Disorders > prevention & control > United States > Congresses.
Obesity > United States > Congresses.
Risk Assessment > United States > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780309161800
  • ISBN: 0309161800
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 166 pages) : charts
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2011.

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General Note: Summary of a workshop that took place in Washington, DC on July 20-21, 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Opening session -- WIC and birth outcomes -- WIC and obesity -- Research needed to improve breastfeeding protection, promotion, and support within WIC -- Food insecurity and hunger -- Dietary intake and nutritional status -- Nutrition education in WIC -- Health care and systems costs, benefits, and effectiveness -- The reach of WIC -- Closing session: wrap-up and methodological issues and data considerations.
Summary: "To guide its planning for the use of the $15 million allocated for WIC research, the Food and Nutrition Service of USDA asked the Institute of Medicine to conduct a two-day public workshop on emerging research needs for WIC. As requested, the workshop included presentations and discussions to illuminate issues related to future WIC research issues, methodological challenges, and solutions. The workshop also planned for a program of research to determine the effects of WIC on maternal and child health outcomes."--Publishers website.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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