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Foods And HEI-2010 Scores for the Community Food Environment Market Baskets1

Typical Improved
Basket contents
59 oz. premium orange juice, no pulp 12 oz. frozen orange juice concentrate
 
1 apple 7 apples
1 orange 7 oranges
4 bananas 7 bananas
 
5 baking potatoes 4 baking potatoes
4 1-lb bags frozen mixed vegetables 1 lb kale
  1/2 lb mushrooms
  21 oz broccoli
  1 head cauliflower
  1 lb baby carrots
  1 whole acorn squash
  4 tomatoes
 
  1 lb bag kidney beans
  1 lb bag chickpeas
  1 lb bag black beans
  1 lb bag navy beans
  1 lb bag lentils
 
1 lb ground beef
9 oz deli sliced ham
1 lb ground beef
 
9 oz deli sliced turkey breast 1 lb ground chicken
 
8 eggs  
 
5 oz canned tuna 12 oz canned tuna
1 lb tilapia fillets
 
1 gal whole milk 1 gal fat-free milk
8 6-oz fat-free vanilla yogurt 10 6-oz fat-free vanilla yogurt
2 8-oz cheddar cheese  
 
1-lb loaf whole wheat bread 3 1-lb loaves whole wheat bread
1 22-oz load white bread 8-ct package hamburger buns
4-ct cranberry muffins  
 
2 18-oz boxes refined crisped rice breakfast cereal 1 lb shredded wheat cereal
32-oz pancake & waffle mix 1 1/2 lb quick oats
  1 lb fettuccini
  2 lb white rice

Component and Total HEI Scores

Component (Maximum Score) Typical Improved
Adequacy
Total Fruit (5) 2 4
Whole Fruit (5) 2 5
Total Vegetables (5) 4 5
Greens/Beans (5) 0 5
Whole Grains (10) 4 10
Dairy (10) 7 4
Total Protein Foods (5) 4 5
Seafood and Plant Proteins (5) 5 5
Fatty Acids (10) 3 10
Moderation
Refined Grains (10) 4 10
Sodium (10) 3 9
Empty Calories (20) 12 20
TOTAL SCORE (100) 49 92

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