Health, Nutrition & Wellness

We provide educational resources and offer in-person programs that promote long-term health and wellness for Texans of all ages. Common topics include disease prevention, fall prevention, mental health, nutrition, physical activity and much more.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

 

 

 

 

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Health, Nutrition & Wellness

Publications

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Created by teachers, this multifaceted garden, nutrition, and physical activities curriculum is evidence-based and academically rich.

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Recipe booklet containing 17 recipes. Cook Once, Eat Twice Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking School. (Sold individually)

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Marinated Three Bean Salad Recipe Card.

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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Path to the Plate is a comprehensive, educational approach to providing relevant, current, and factual information to consumers. Our goal is to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when it comes to agriculture and their health.

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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.

Courses

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This course will teach Master Gardener/Master Naturalist volunteers and nursery/landscape professionals how working with early childhood programs differs from working with elementary schools, key elements of quality early childhood outdoor learning environments, and how to work with early childhood educators.

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This course covers the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP. This program provides direct assistance to agricultural producers who have experienced losses due to COVID-19.

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This course explains the distribution of the CARES Act Funding to state and local governments, small businesses, homeland security, healthcare providers, labor, education, and arts organizations, justice and police departments, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, agriculture and food programs, and education institutions.

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  • Course

    This course will teach Master Gardener/Master Naturalist volunteers and nursery/landscape professionals how working with early childhood programs differs from working with elementary schools, key elements of quality early childhood outdoor learning environments, and how to work with early childhood educators.

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    This course explains the distribution of the CARES Act Funding to state and local governments, small businesses, homeland security, healthcare providers, labor, education, and arts organizations, justice and police departments, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, agriculture and food programs, and education institutions.

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    This course covers the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, or CFAP. This program provides direct assistance to agricultural producers who have experienced losses due to COVID-19.

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    Four out of every 100 children have one or more food allergies, which can be life threatening. This course will equip child care providers with the latest regulations and standards related to food allergies in child care settings. Participants will learn how to manage food allergies in the day care and on field trips.

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    Maintaining the health of young children – and setting them up with lifelong healthy habits – are critical elements of a quality early childhood program. This course provides an overview of the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program for early care and education settings that have demonstrated a commitment to promoting early childhood health. It is aligned with the guidelines of the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program.

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