The Niños Sanos Familia Sana (Healthy Children, Healthy Family) is a nutrition education curriculum, designed for Mexican-origin parents with young children. The goal is to improve nutrition and physical activity to prevent childhood obesity and promote health. This site includes background information for educators, short lesson guides (in English and Spanish), activities, and recipe ideas for one-hour classes to deliver to parents in a community setting.
This project was supported by Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grant no. 2011-68001-30167 and Project CA-D*-NTR-2117-H from the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
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