University of Maryland Extension

Nutrition for All Ages

University of Maryland Extension's Family Consumer Science educator works in sync with various communities and families on the Lower shore to help them understand sound eating practices, daily nutritional needs and improving their lifestyle.

For further nutrition and food safety information, contact Dhruti Patel at or call: 410-749-6141ext. 104.

The following links can help you make better food and lifestyle choices:

Nutrition for all age group-USDA

General Dietary Guidance

Eat Smart, Be Fit

Nutrition Assistant Program

Healthy Aging


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