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Nutrition

EFNEP 50th Anniversary

Adult Program

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What can the EFNEP Adult Program do for you?

By means of the Eating Smart • Being Active curriculum, EFNEP helps limited-resource adults and their families establish and maintain healthy eating habits, physically active lifestyles, and sound nutritional knowledge.

Participants learn to:

  • Plan nutritious meals
  • Increase physical activity
  • Stretch their food dollar
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Prevent obesity through healthy lifestyles

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Eating Smart • Being Active is a research-based curriculum based on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, designed for paraprofessional nutrition educators to assist limited-resource families with young children to make healthy lifestyle choices.

For more information about Eating Smart • Being Active, be sure to visit the official program website.

How can you and your family get involved?

Contact your local UCCE Humboldt-Del Norte EFNEP Program Representative, Jessica Rebholtz at (707) 445-7351. Alternatively, you may send her an email at jconde@ucanr.edu.

Youth Program

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What can the EFNEP Youth Program do for you?

EFNEP helps youth acquire knowledge, skill, the right attitude, and behavior to create nutritionally sound diets. The youth program aims to enroll youth who come from limited resource families in rural and urban areas.

Students learn to:

  • Develop healthy eating habits
  • Choose healthy snacks
  • Increase physical activity
  • Practice safe food handling

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The youth program is delivered by EFNEP staff or volunteer teachers in schools and community based organizations. Staff and/or volunteers utilize the EatFit curriculum.

If you wish to learn more about the EatFit program, please visit this web page for in-depth information.

How can your child or school participate?

Contact your local UCCE Humboldt-Del Norte EFNEP Program Representative, Jessica Rebholtz at (707) 445-7351. Alternatively, you may send her an email at jconde@ucanr.edu.