You can identify "healthy foods" in all five food groups — look for options that are lower in added sugar, sodium, and saturated fat. Visit MyPlate.gov or a review of the five food groups.
Tips for success
- Review your stock one food group at a time.
- Make a list of new foods you'd like to stock in the next three months.
How Extension can help
Connect with a SNAP-Ed health and wellbeing coordinator to train food shelf volunteers on MyPlate to assist in the identification of healthy foods.
Reviewed in 2023