CDC sees decline in rate of overweight babies in low-income families

The percentage of babies in the Women, Infants and Children nutritional assistance program with a high weight-for-length dropped from almost 19% in 2010 to below 16% in 2014 among Native American families and from 17% to less than 14% among Hispanic families, according to a CDC study. Researchers said changes to the WIC program led to increased consumption of whole grains, fruits and vegetables and may have contributed to the improvement

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