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Cooperative Extension Fresno County

Health Happens in Fresno County

New School Year, New Projects, Same Great Partnership!


UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program and Fresno Unified Nutrition Center are partnering up again this year to create healthier environments for students. This year's projects were presented to FUSD Kitchen Managers on July...

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Use High Intensity Interval Training to Save Time and Burn Fat!

If you don't enjoy long sessions of cardio exercise, high intensity interval training (HIIT) may be your best option. By increasing the intensity, you can cut your workouts shorter and still see the same benefits. HIIT can also help you burn...

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 7:00 AM

How To Swap Out Sugary Snacks

Image Source: Parents, you are the role model. Kids tend to have a sweet tooth if you introduce them to sugary food and drinks at an early age. And children do not need to be rewarded with sweet treats, but instead can be...

Posted on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Smarter Lunchrooms with the Birney Bears

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The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement is a national movement that focuses on improving a school's lunchroom environment to promote healthy eating behaviors amongst the students. Even small, low-cost/ no-cost solutions can have a big...

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 8:12 AM

No-Cost Meals and Exercise for the Summer

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Image Source: For some kids, the only healthy meal they consume is a meal offered at school during the academic year. During the summer, the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (Fresno EOC) Food Service Program is...

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This material was produced by the University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education Program with funding from USDA SNAP, known in California as CalFresh (formerly food stamps). These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. CalFresh provides assistance to low-income households and can help buy nutritious foods for better health. For CalFresh information, call 1-877-847-3663.The USDA does not endorse products, services, or organizations. 

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