Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Brings Together Federal, State, and Local Resources to Teach Limited-income Families and Youth about Healthy Eating and Physical Activity.
Diet and exercise are critical components of health and well-being, particularly for children. University of Maryland Extension (UME) has programs and resources designed to provide individuals and households with sound, research-based nutrition education.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) of the United States Department of Agriculture, the University of Maryland’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science and the University of Maryland Extension focuses on diet quality, nutrition, food savings, and food safety. EFNEP helps limited-income families and youth acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior changes necessary to promote health and wellness and reduce chronic disease risk.
For more information on EFNEP:
EFNEP, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture