Making A Difference
Iodine is now added to more of the prenatal vitamins marketed to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Almost 1 million babies are born each year in hospitals that use global standards to help mothers who want to breastfeed. This has increased from 1.7% in 2007 to 22% in 2017.
Between 2012 and 2016, more than 4,800 schools obtained and offered salad bars to more than 2.4 million children and school staff to increase healthy fruit and vegetable options.
As of 2016, 29 states encouraged enhanced nutrition standards for childcare in their state Child and Adult Care Food Program.