Life & Health

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a variety of materials, programs and resources for promoting the lives and health of Texans. These include an array of nutrition, health and wellness materials and programs for both youth and adult audiences, including many community-driven programs.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

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Better Living for Texans program provides research and evidence-based nutrition, health and wellness knowledge to empower individuals, families, and communities to make positive changes for healthier lives.

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Publications

Publication

Esta hoja informativa brinda informacion importante sobre habitos alimenticios saludables, actividad fisica y prevencion de la obesidad y las enfermedades cronicas. (3 paginas)

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Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

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Viaje al Mediterráneo se centra en recetas que encajan en el patrón de alimentación mediterráneo y destaca recomendaciones de estilo de vida adicionales, como la actividad física.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
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The Texas 4-H Natural Resources Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about wildlife, forestry, water conservation and more.

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The Texas 4-H Family & Community Health Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about nutrition, interior design, consumer education and more.

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Texas 4-H Youth Ambassador program is for high school 4-H members looking to develop and practice advanced skills in a variety of 4-H program areas.

Courses

Course

As a child care provider, it is important to understand the developmental stages that children go through during their early years — it’s the foundation for providing the highest quality of care. You will learn the stages that children go through and the milestones they exhibit from birth through school-age years.

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This course covers emergency preparedness plans and is designed to help you understand the process of becoming prepared for emergencies that might affect your program. This fulfills one of the fundamental tasks of any child care provider – to create a safe and healthy environment for the children in your care.

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This course will introduce learners to critical leadership concerns and how managers can build and support high-performing teams.

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  • Course

    As a child care provider, it is important to understand the developmental stages that children go through during their early years — it’s the foundation for providing the highest quality of care. You will learn the stages that children go through and the milestones they exhibit from birth through school-age years.

  • Course

    This course covers emergency preparedness plans and is designed to help you understand the process of becoming prepared for emergencies that might affect your program. This fulfills one of the fundamental tasks of any child care provider – to create a safe and healthy environment for the children in your care.

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    This course provides learners with an overview of strategic human resource management principles, demonstrates an understanding of federal and state regulations, and explores principles of risk management.

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    This course will introduce learners to critical leadership concerns and how managers can build and support high-performing teams.

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    This course will help learners challenge themselves to identify the leadership skills they currently possess and the skills that are deemed vital to future success.

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