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EFNEP Youth Nutrition Program

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) of the United States Department of Agriculture, the University of Maryland’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the University of Maryland Extension focuses on diet quality, nutrition, food savings, and food safety. EFNEP helps limited-income families and youth acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior changes necessary to promote health and wellness and reduce chronic disease risk. Ongoing classes at various community centers and schools. This program integrates physical activity into nutrition lessons for youth. Topics include: Be active, snack in MyPyramid way, reading the food label and fruits and vegetables.

Organization:


Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

Languages Available:


English -

Intake and Eligibility:


most programs target children 6-12.

Areas Served:
  • Montgomery County

Contact Info:



Locations

Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Office
Montgomery County Cooperative Extension Office
Derwood, MD 20855



Target Population

Services

Nutrition Education
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