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Our programs and resources include hands-on nutrition education classes, promotion of healthy school environments, and continuing education for community professionals. More about Health and Nutrition.

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Health and Nutrition is part of the Extension Center for Family Development. Find out what else Family Development has to offer.

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Making the healthy choice the easy choice

Signature Programs and Special Projects

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), Cooking Matters® Minnesota, and I CAN Prevent Diabetes, and special projects related to food shelves, the Minnesota Food Charter, and youth behaviors.

In-Person and Online Training

Systems Approaches for Healthy Communities, Nutrition Building Blocks for Great Trays®, Workshops for School Service Professionals, Building a Healthy Plate: Cooking with Whole Grains, and Classroom Energizers.

Toolkits and Resources

Toolkits, curricula, lesson plans, resources, and activities to improve food literacy, physical activity, and healthy food access in your communities.

Looking for family-focused resources? Visit the Live Healthy, Live Well website.

Featured Resources

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Turning the Tide Against Diabetes

See how the Health and Nutrition "I CAN Prevent Diabetes" program is making a difference.

Minnesota Smarter Lunchroom Collaborative

This first-of-its-kind collaborative is working together to find ways to improve school nutrition environments.

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