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Foods to Encourage is Feeding America’s approach to estimate the nutritional contributions of food categories in food banks’ inventories. This document provides the reasoning behind each category of Foods to Encourage and provides a colorful visual to see the breakdown of Foods to Encourage. Within the visual, it provides the specific nutrients to limit for each category and other indicators to look out for within these categories. It also provides ways to get started in using Foods to Encourage within your food bank. Download this document today and start learning about Foods to Encourage.


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