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What's in the WIC Food Package?

Your food package will include foods from this list. Find out what types of foods and the amounts by choosing a food package from the menu on the left.

WIC Food Package

CEREAL

  • Iron-fortified and low in sugar
  • Many are whole grain and high in fiber
  • Gluten-free choices

WHOLE GRAIN CHOICES

  • Bread (whole-wheat)
  • Tortillas (corn or whole-wheat)
  • Brown rice
  • Oatmeal
  • Whole-wheat pasta

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

  • Fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables
  • Vitamin C-rich 100% juice

DAIRY/SOY CHOICES

  • Fat-free and low-fat (1%) milk for women and children 2 to 5 years
  • Whole milk for children 12 to 24 months
  • Cheese
  • Kosher milk and cheese
  • Soy milk and tofu
  • Yogurt

PROTEIN FOODS

  • Eggs
  • Dried beans, split peas or lentils
  • Canned beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned tuna and salmon for exclusively breastfeeding mothers

BABY FOODS

  • Baby cereal
  • Baby food fruits and vegetables
  • Baby food meats for exclusively breastfeeding babies
  • Formula

Breastmilk is one of the most important gifts you can give your baby. WIC supports breastfeeding as the best way to feed your baby for as long as you want. If you choose to use formula to feed your baby, WIC wants to help you too. Just know that we can't give you all the formula your baby might need for the entire month.

WIC Foods

  • Are low in fat and high in fiber
  • Provide nutritional variety
  • Help promote a healthy weight