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Eat Smart, Live Strong

Eat Smart, Live Strong is an educational program designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among able-bodied, 60- to 74-year olds.


This program is designed to help older adults adopt two key behaviors that will improve their health and quality of life:

Eat Smart, Live Strong sessions are designed to:

Allow participants to share experiences and draw on their personal and practical knowledge and understanding.

Space and Time Requirements

The Eat Smart, Live Strong is designed to be delivered in four 45- to 60-minute sessions. Sessions can be adapted to meet the learning needs of participants, and within reason fit the space and time needs of the partnering agency.

More Information

Eat Smart, Live Strong was developed by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service.

To find out more about this program or explore the possibilities of this program being offered at your agency, contact the SNAP-Ed Team.

Related resources

Eat Smart, Live Strong: Nutrition Education for Older AdultsSNAP-Ed Connection; United States Department of Agriculture — Nutrition education for older adults designed to improve fruit and vegetable consumption and physical activity among 60-74 year olds.

Protect Your Health — Get tips for eating healthy and staying active to help you live a longer, healthier life.

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