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Starting October 1, 2009, over 37,000 people in Hawai‘i who participate in the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) food supplement program will get a cash value voucher for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables that can be spent at approved WIC vendors statewide. The introduction of the cash value voucher means an estimated $2.2 million per year may be spent in Hawai‘i on fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables. Local favorites like sweet potatoes, Okinawan potatoes and even poi are allowable choices.

WIC program adds new healthier options allowing participants to buy local fruits and vegetables

Starting October 1, 2009, over 37,000 people in Hawai‘i who participate in the federal Women Infants and Children (WIC) food supplement program will get a cash value voucher for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables that can be spent at approved WIC vendors statewide. The introduction of the cash value voucher means an estimated $2.2 […]

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The State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2009 showed that the percentage of Hawai‘i’s adults eating fruits or vegetables or a combination of fruits and vegetables is higher than the national average. The percentage of Hawai‘i’s adolescents that are consuming vegetables is about the same as the national average. However, the percentage of Hawai‘i’s adolescents that are consuming fruits is actually lower than the national average.

Hawaii adults rank higher than national average in fruit, vegetable consumption

The State Indicator Report on Fruits and Vegetables, 2009 showed that the percentage of Hawai‘i’s adults eating fruits or vegetables or a combination of fruits and vegetables is higher than the national average. The percentage of Hawai‘i’s adolescents that are consuming vegetables is about the same as the national average. However, the percentage of Hawai‘i’s […]

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