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Nutrition Information

WIC offers the latest nutrition information to help families make healthy choices. Foods offered by WIC help WIC families lower their chances of health problems from poor nutrition. For more information on WIC nutrition services, please call your local health unit or WIC state office at 501-661-2508.

Nutrition Information for WIC Participants

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Pregnant Women may have questions about foods, healthy eating, prenatal vitamins, wieght gain, exercise, etc. The USDA's Choose My Plate tool has guidelines to help answer these questions.

 

Choose My Plate website. 
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Arkansas WIC foods offered:

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Breastfeeding and Postpartum Women: New moms may have questions about foods, vitamin/mineral supplements, weight loss, exercise, etc. The USDA's Choose My Plate tool has guidelines to help answer these questions.

 

 

Choose My Plate website. 

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Arkansas WIC foods offered:

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Infants: New parents may have questions about an infant's feeding frequency, hunger cues, growth, weight gain, etc. Arkansas WIC's Infant Feeding Guide can help answer those questions.

 

Infant Feeding Guide - English | Spanish

Arkansas WIC foods offered:

image of two elementary kidsChildren: Parents and caregivers may have questions about feeding responsibility for the child, picky eater, growth charts, etc. The USDA's Choose My Plate tool has guidelines to help answer these questions.

 

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Choose My Plate website.

 

Arkansas WIC foods offered:

WIC gives families the chance to learn about lots of topics.  On visits to WIC you can get personal counseling or a group class. You can even do a class online.  When you are on WIC, you can count on us to be there with support and answers from the beginning of pregnancy all the way up to your child’s fifth birthday.

Arkansas WIC Approved Food ListEnglish | Spanish

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