Feeding your family healthy food rich in Iron, Vitamin C and Calcium can help limit the absorption of lead.
- Iron – lean red meats, beans, peanut butter, and cereals
- Vitamin C – oranges, green and red peppers, and juices
- Calcium – milk, yogurt, cheese, and green leafy vegetables like spinach
NJ SNAP can help you buy nutritious foods that can help fight lead
New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) provides individuals and families with low incomes money to purchase nutritious foods that can help fight lead. To apply for NJSNAP online visit njhelps.org. or call 1-800-687- 9512 and visit www.NJSNAP-Ed.gov for information about healthy food.