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Healthy Living Projects

 

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Foods and Nutrition

Foods and Nutrition projects help participants learn to make healthy food choices and to reduce risk of illness and disease. Learning experiences center on nutrition, menu planning, and food buying. Food preparation techniques and food safety are also emphasized.

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Food Preservation and Food Safety

Projects in Food Preservation and Food Safety involve participants in learning and applying scientific principles of safe food handling to prevent food borne illness. Participants also learn food preservation skills and methods. 

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Health and Fitness

Health and Fitness projects focus on activities promoting healthy lifestyles and a healthy self-image. Social, emotional, mental and physical health are emphasized. Participants learn principles of nutrition and exercise as they relate to health, appearance, lifelong fitness and wellness.

For more information on Healthy Living projects for youth, contact your county extension office.