How well are we doing at promoting physical activity, healthy eating and food security to help counteract a growing trend toward obesity?
The Health Department recommends that people limit eating some fish caught in Vermont waters.
WIC is your go-to resource for eating well, staying active and being healthy. WIC supports you with tips for healthier eating, breastfeeding and being physically active, along with providing wholesome food choices for your family. WIC foods are changing with the times, offering more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, lower-fat dairy and protein options. And, shopping for WIC foods at the grocery store with your eWIC card means choice, convenience and flexibility.
Learn about WIC Grocer requirements and how to apply to be a WIC grocer. Learn about the process for food manufacturers to submit food items for consideration by the Vermont WIC Program.
WIC is a nutrition program for you and your growing family. WIC includes nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy foods and health care referrals.
The Community Nutrition Network provides individualized nutrition services for children with special health needs who have specific growth, feeding and dietary needs, and their families or caregivers.
The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that Vermonters who are eligible for nutrition assistance, or SNAP benefits, will make healthy food choices within a limited budget.
Being at a healthy weight can help lower your chances of developing chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.