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The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

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Cornucopia Place

7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 103b

Cleveland, Ohio 44104

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Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) This free program is offered as a series of nine lessons in a curriculum designed to teach families with children about USDA recommendations using an interactive approach. Each lesson contains research-based information on nutrition, stretching food dollars, physical activity, and parent tips, as well as food tastings, which include recipes and food suggestions. Participants receive educational enhancements that relate to the lesson of the day.

January 16, 2018 Lesson 1: Welcome to Eating Smart  Being Active
Families know what they will be learning throughout the series
Participants accurately complete the required entry forms
Knife safety skills
Educational Enhancement – Cutting board

January 23, 2018 Lesson 2: Get Moving!
Families enjoy being active
Participants accurately complete the 24-hour food recall
Educational Enhancement – Beach ball

January 30, 2018 Lesson 3: Plan, Shop, $ave
Families plan and shop for meals and snacks that are healthy and within their budget
Educational Enhancement – Grocery list pad

February 6, 2018 Lesson 4: Fruits & Veggies: Half Your Plate
Families increase the amount and variety of fruits and vegetables they eat every day
Families make half their plate’s fruits and vegetables
Educational Enhancement – Produce brush and MyPlate magnet

February 13, 2018 Lesson 5: Make Half Your Grains Whole
Families choose at least half of their grains as whole grains
Educational Enhancement – Measuring cups and spoons

February 20, 2018 Lesson 6: Go Lean with Protein
Families choose lean protein foods and keep all their food safe to eat
Educational Enhancement – Food thermometer and safe food temperatures magnet/brochure

February 27, 2018 Lesson 7: Build Strong Bones
Families get enough calcium from low-fat or non-fat dairy foods or other foods high in calcium
Educational Enhancement – OSU water bottle

March 6, 2018 Lesson 8: Make A Change
Families limit foods high in fat, sugar, and salt
Educational Enhancement – Liquid measuring cup

March 13, 2018 Lesson 9: Celebrate! Eat Smart & Be Active
Participants celebrate new knowledge and skills to make healthy food and activity choices
Participants accurately complete the required exit forms
Educational Enhancement – Cookbook and graduation certificate

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7201 Kinsman Road, Suite 103b

Cleveland, Ohio 44104

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