Nutrition

We provide a wealth of courses, materials and programs across the state and online to help Texans improve their health through better nutrition. In addition to offering recommendations based on the latest healthy living and nutrition research, the resources can even help save you money when at the store.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

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Dinner Tonight

The Dinner Tonight program aims to provide healthy recipes for Texans and increase self-efficacy in meal planning, healthy cooking techniques, and food safety.

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Nutrition

Publications

Publication

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

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

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Set of five children’s books featured in the Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! curriculum.

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 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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The 10-10,000 Change Challenge is a premiere program from the Family & Community Health unit to develop an active lifestyle that meets physical activity recommendations for general health and chronic disease prevention

Courses

Course

Research shows that implementing policies can help promote behavior change. This one-hour course will walk learners through the steps of policy development, implementation and evaluation.

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This course discusses the steps of policy development, implementation, and evaluation. As a result, child care providers will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop physical activity policies that promote and support active lifestyles in early child care settings.

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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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