The WIC program helps safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age five who are at nutritional risks by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to healthcare.
The School Meals Program provides nutrition education and nutritious meals, such as breakfast, lunch, and after-school snacks, to children in order to promote learning readiness and healthy eating habits.
Research dissemination is a key component of ERS's food and nutrition assistance research program. ERS maintains three electronic databases to ensure that its broad spectrum of research is available to the public in an accessible format for both technical and nontechnical audiences.
The Food Assistance Research Briefs are a series of briefs that provide concise and timely insights from recent research of Federal food assistance programs. These briefs look at issues currently facing food assistance programs specifically targeted towards children.