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Nutrition Education (EFNEP)


Making a Difference for Low Income San Diego Residents

In FY 2018-2019, San Diego County EFNEP enrolled 566 families with a total of 2,786 family members.

Program graduates (n=566) made healthy lifestyle changes:

  • 96% improved one or more diet quality
  • 89% improved in one or more physical activities
  • 83% improved in one or more food resource management practice
  • 81% improved in one or more food safety practice

Adult Nutrition Education

An interactive learning process where participants learn how to make food choices which can improve the nutritional quality of meals that they serve. They increase their ability to select and buy food that meets the nutritional needs of their families. They gain new skills in food production, preparation, storage, safety and sanitation; as well as how to better manage their food budget and related resources from federal, state, and local food assistance agencies and organizations.

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Youth Nutrition Education

Youth gain the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors to choose nutritionally sound diets and be physically active every day.

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EFNEP: Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program


Our mission is to assist low-income youth and families with young children to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary to choose nutritionally sound diets and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of total family diet and nutritional welfare.


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