Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education
University of California
Nutrition, Personal Finance & Food Safety Education

Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences

Vision for San Diego:
Safe, healthy, financially secure families.

What we do: 
Teach nutrition education 
Sponsor San Diego Saves
Promote financial education
Inform financial caregivers
Offer food safety information 

What sets us apart?
All programs, curriulum, and educational tools are research-based.

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ANR Food Blog

Making the case for fruits and vegetables

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Why do you love fruits and vegetables? Is it their bright colors? Their many shapes and varieties, the way they can makeover your plate with the seasons? The opportunity to taste local terroir in a very fresh bite of fruit or forkful of...

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 8:18 AM
Focus Area Tags: Food

Eating healthy on a limited budget is possible, but any cuts in SNAP or rise in food costs make it harder

With menu planning and access to stores selling items in bulk, Karen Jetter of the UC Agricultural Issues Center found the average daily cost for serving healthy meals to a family of four was $25 in 2010 dollars.

The affordability of healthy food is often cited as a barrier to low-income families eating nutritious meals. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that with menu planning and access to stores selling items...

Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 9:01 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family,Food

Small Steps to Health & Wealth Blog

  • Countdown to a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

    Streamline your preparations by following this schedule to ensure a food-safe holiday. Saturday, November 3rd: Plan your menu and make your grocery list. Divide the list into two categories: perishable and non-perishable foods. Get an oven-safe...

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