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Sep 2, 2010 3:42 PM by Carina Corral

Food coupons for low income mothers and mothers-to-be now specifically for healthy foods

Federal changes to a nutrition program will have pregnant women and mothers making healthier choices, including right here on the Central Coast.

The Women, Infants and Children program, better known as WIC, offered through county health departments helps low-income pregnant women and mothers with children under five lead healthier lifestyles.

The food coupons these families will now receive will be specifically for healthy foods, such as whole grain bread and cereals.

Women will also receive nutrition and health education on how to make these healthy choices.

We are talking to the Santa Barbara County Health Department about these changes today and will have more details on KSBY News tonight at 5 and 6.


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