University of Maryland Extension

EFNEP Curriculum Topics


Curriculum topics covered by EFNEP include the following:  (revised 8/2015)

  • Eating Smart, Being Acitve
  • MyPlate
  • How to shop and stretch food dollars
  • Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen or canned?
  • Saving money serving healthy meals
  • How to buy, prepare and store foods
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Food safety and storage
  • Reading Nutrition Labels
  • Choosing whole grain and high fiber foods
  • Choosing calcium rich foods
  • Building strong bones
  • Portions and serving size
  • Eating lean protein
  • Choosing and using fats
  • Limiting fat, sugar and salt
  • Choose more water
  • Be Active: Energize with Exercise
  • Smart Snacks
  • Eating Smart, Being Active During Pregnancy
  • Feeding your new baby
  • Feeding your baby solid foods


For more information, contact Maribet Brute
Last updated: 8/6/2015

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