Nutrition Supplied by WIC

Whole grains provide fiber, vitamins and minerals. You can choose whole grain bread, whole grain tortillas, brown rice or oatmeal.
CerealsWomen, Infant and Children (WIC) cereals provide iron for healthy blood, and many WIC cereals are whole grain and high in fiber as well as other vitamins and minerals.
Eggs, dry or canned beans, and peanut butter provide protein to build and repair body cells (beans are also high in fiber and have some iron).
MilkMilk provides protein, calcium and vitamin D, which are important for growth, especially bone growth.
JuiceWIC also provides vitamin C rich fruit or vegetable juice.
WIC can substitute soy beverage or tofu for some of your milk depending on the situation.
Baby food fruits, vegetables and meats (for breastfed infants) provide vitamins, minerals, new tastes and textures.

Women and children in WIC are healthier!

  • Pregnant and nursing WIC mothers eat better and have babies with healthier birth weights
  • Children on WIC eat foods which help them develop strong minds and bodies.
  • Use the food pyramid (PDF) or personalize a pyramid for your entire family.