We study all of the major U.S. food and nutrition assistance programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, school meal programs, the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), and the Administration on Aging’s Nutrition Services Program. Our work informs development of nutrition policy, helping legislators and program administrators understand how changes in policy may affect participation, costs, and nutritional quality.
Evidence & Insights
School Meals Are Healthier After Major Nutrition Reforms
The first comprehensive national study of the school meal programs following major reforms prompted by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 found that school meals are healthier than they were before the reforms and that students are eating the healthier meals.Learn more
Progress is best made together.
We believe in close partnership - whether you're a small non-profit or a federal government agency, we stick with you to help you see clearly and act quickly.
Research and Evaluation
Program Design and Improvement
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