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For Families

The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns are learned within families remain with us throughout our life. Here’s a little boost to help energize your family's commitment to healthy living.

Watch this video to learn more about active living healthy eating on a budget: English | Español | Lus Hmoob | Soomaali

Healthy Eating

Support your health at every stage of life with the foods you eat.

Active Living

Move your body daily in big and small ways to feel great.

Home Cooking

Simple, tasty recipes that fit your budget and tips on preparing and storing food.

Smart Shopping

Learn to make smart food choices on a limited budget.


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Healthy & Fit on the Go — Great ideas to stay healthy and fit when away from home.

Healthy Schools — Resources for creating a healthy food environment at your school.

Simply Good Eating — Classes that help people with limited incomes make healthy food choices while stretching food dollars and be more active.

Cooking Matters™ Minnesota — Hands-on, cooking-based nutrition education programs that help low-income families prepare healthy and tasty meals.

Disaster Recovery — Resources for families who are experiencing, avoiding, or recovering from tough times. Materials for farm families, stress, disaster recovery, and more.

Other Resources

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Food Assistance ProgramsMinnesota Department of Human Services — Learn how to apply for food assistance and other food support.

Find Hunger and Food ResourcesHunger Solutions Minnesota — Find a food shelf, Meals on Wheels, Summer Food Service Program, food support office, or WIC program near you.

Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) ProgramMinnesota Department of Health — Supplemental food program for pregnant women, infants and children. Find an office near you: English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali

Bridge to Benefits Minnesota — Children's Defense Fund — Learn about support programs and tax credits; see if you are eligible. English | Spanish

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