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

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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 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

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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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.

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Creating healthy habits is a critical element of quality early childhood programs. This course reviews practices that promote physical activity in young children. It is aligned with Texas Healthy Building Blocks recognition criteria and was developed with support from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

All Resources on Nutrition

  • 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.

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    Keep your family safe and prepared for unexpected events or emergencies, such as natural disasters, loss of power, or fires. This Dinner Tonight cookbook contains three days' worth of recipes that can easily be made with minimal preparation, ingredients, and resources. (24 pages)

  • 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.

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