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.

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Health, Nutrition & Wellness

Publications

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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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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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Maintaining the health of young children – and setting them up with lifelong healthy habits – are critical elements of a quality early childhood program. This one-hour course reviews some of the key practices early childhood educators can use to promote breastfeeding and healthy feeding habits in infants. It is aligned with the guidelines of the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program.

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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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Creating healthy habits is a critical element of quality early childhood programs. This course introduces the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program and was developed with support from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

All Resources on Health, Nutrition & Wellness

  • Publication

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

  • Publication

    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.

  • Publication

    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.

  • Course

    Maintaining the health of young children – and setting them up with lifelong healthy habits – are critical elements of a quality early childhood program. This one-hour course reviews some of the key practices early childhood educators can use to promote breastfeeding and healthy feeding habits in infants. It is aligned with the guidelines of the Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition program.

  • Course

    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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