Eating Smart • Being Active


Eating Smart • Being Active is a nutrition education and healthy lifestyles curriculum for adults. Eating Smart • Being Active focuses on simple lessons related to nutrition and exercise and gives participants a chance to apply new information through interactive activities. The workshops are designed to move participants from the "thinking" phase to taking desired health actions. A food sampling, small incentive and easy physical activity are included with each class. Learn how easy it is to make healthy lifestyle choices!


  1. Welcome to Eating Smart • Being Active - Overview of lessons
  2. Get Moving! - Physical activity is part of a healthy lifestyle
  3. Plan, Shop, $ave - How to stretch your food dollars
  4. Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate - How to increase amount and variety of fruits and vegetables
  5. Make Half Your Grains Whole - Identify whole grain foods and why whole grains are beneficial
  6. Build Strong Bones - Calcium-rich foods and weight bearing activity help build strong bones
  7. Go Lean with Protein - Choosing lean sources of protein and how to keep food safe
  8. Make a Change - Choosing foods low in fat, sugar, and salt
  9. Celebrate! Eat Smart and Be Active - Review of key concepts, celebrate what we’ve learned, and involve family in good food choices