Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle depends on important factors such as physical activity
and healthy eating. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) reaches
over 800 limited-resource families in Pulaski County. Participants who graduate make
healthier food choices and better manage their food resources, reducing food insecurity.
For more information about the EFNEP Program in Pulaski County contact Bridgette Youngblood,
FCS Agent, at the Pulaski County Office.
Photo: EFNEP participates learn how to prepare healthier meals.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
In Pulaski County, the Smart Nutrition Active People-Education Program (SNAP-Ed) provides
nutrition education to food stamp recipients and other eligible low-income individuals
and families. Participants report eating more fruit and vegetables, choosing low fat
dairy products and whole grains - all healthier choices - as recommended by the Dietary
Guidelines for Americans. For more information contact Ashley Carroll CEA Health and Nutrition. Follow us on Facebook:
Photo: North Little Rock STARS teach kindergarten students how to make healthy food
Strong Women and Men is a low impact strength training program designed to increase
strength, endurance, balance and flexibility in older adults. Many participants have
reported that this program has allowed them to remain in their homes and living independently
as they age. Ashley Carroll CEA Health and Nutrition
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