EFNEP uses the Eating Smart Being Active curriculum
The curriculum consists of 8 core lessons that each last 60-90 minutes and also includes 2 supplemental lessons targeted at pregnant women and new mothers. These supplemental lessons are designed to be taught alongside the 8 core lessons. Each lesson comes with a lesson enhancement and a tool designed to help participants adopt certain healthy behaviors!
|Lesson 1: Get Moving||Families enjoy being active|
|Lesson 2: Plan, Shop, $ave||Families plan and shop for meals and snacks that are healthy and within their budget|
|Lesson 3: Vary Your Veggies...Focus on Fruit||Families increase the amount of vegetables and fruits they eat every day|
|Lesson 4: Make Half Your Grains Whole||Families choose at least half of their grains as whole grains|
|Lesson 5: Build Strong Bones||Families get enough calcium from low-fat or non-fat dairy foods or other foods high in calcium|
|Lesson 6: Go Lean with Protein||Families have lean protein protein foods and keep foods safe to eat|
|Lesson 7: Make a Change||Families limit foods high in fat, sugar, and salt|
|Lesson 8: Celebrate! Eat Smart & Be Active||Participants celebrate new knowledge and skills to make healthy food and activity choices|
|During Pregnancy||Pregnant women choose foods and lifestyle behaviors to meet the specific needs of pregnancy|
|Feeding Your Baby||Parents make informed decisions about feeding their new baby|
Adult Nutrition Educator
Celebrating EFNEP’s 50 years with UC Master Gardeners in Tulare County.