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Obesity, poor health, and limited physical activity are major health concerns. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) improves the health and well-being of limited resource families and youth. Additionally, EFNEP leads to public savings. Research shows that better health is associated with reduced health care costs, less absenteeism from work, and less dependence on emergency food assistance. This paper presents a brief description of EFNEP.

Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Nutrition, Food, Nutrition Instruction, Health Care Costs, Health Education, Well Being, Low Income, Public Health, Program Descriptions, Family Programs, Federal Programs, Youth Programs, Land Grant Universities

National Institute of Food and Agriculture. 1400 Independence Avenue SW Stop 2201, Washington, DC 20250. Tel: 202-720-4423; Web site: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/









Author: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3628&id=ED519467



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