Can you buy Slimfast with food stamps?

In most cases, it is easy to determine what foods are eligible for food stamps, but there are also gray areas, and one of them is foods made especially for diet reasons, such as Slimfast.

In most cases, you CAN buy Slimfast with your food stamps. Because Slimfast is considered “food”, even the shakes, it is generally eligible to be purchased with your EBT card.

However, there is one exception: Slimfast products that don’t qualify as food but instead as dietary supplements. For example, the Slimfast Boosters is not food.

How can you tell which Slimfast products are eligible and which aren’t? A simple way is to look at the label on the product. Products that qualify for food stamps will show “Nutrition Facts” on the top of the label including calories, fat, etc. Products that do not qualify will say “Supplement Information” and not have information on calories.