Project: Dietary Risk in the WIC Program: A Scientific Assessment
Award Year: 2001
Amount of award, fiscal 2001: $240,840.00
Institution: National Academy of Sciences
Principal Investigator: Allison Yates
Status: Completed
Detailed Objective: This study reviews the scientific basis for methods currently employed in the dietary risk assessment of individuals for eligibility to participation in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). The study also will evaluate, to the extent possible, other methods proposed to assess inadequate diets, including food consumption behavior patterns that may be of use in predicting inadequate and inappropriate diets.
Topic: Program Operations, WIC
Institute of Medicine. Dietary Risk Assessment in the WIC Program, Committee on Dietary Risk Assessment in the WIC Program, Food and Nutrition Board, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.