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Nutrition & Health


Extension provides unbiased, research-based information to help individuals and their families live healthier, happier lives.


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To see a full list of publications, visit the Extension Publications site.


For the latest news about Extension, visit Georgia FACES. News you can use about Georgia family, agricultural, consumer and environmental sciences.


UGA-affiliated sites

  • Agrability
    A program designed to promote independence for agricultural workers with chronic health conditions and disabilities.
  • Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
    A program that helps parents feed their children healthier meals and snacks, save money on food, and reduce the risk of food-borne illness. Nutrition education is also provided to youth ages 4-18.
    Recipes, cooking videos, educational games and lessons, and plenty of resources to help you make healthy food and physical activity choices for your whole family as well as Online and Instructor Lead Learning as part of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education.
  • Hot Topics: Childhood Health
    A collection of reports and news stories related to children's health.
  • Nutrition and Health
    Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to nutrition and health.
  • Walk Georgia
    Get healthy and have fun with this interactive health and fitness program.
  • Zero Weight Gain Challenge

External sites

  • The American Cancer Society
    The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
  • The American Diabetes Association
    Organization dedicated to preventing and curing diabetes and to improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
  • The National Diabetes Education Program
    NDEP translates the latest science and spreads the word that diabetes is serious, common, and costly, yet controllable and, for type 2, preventable.
  • The Centers for Disease Control
    CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation translates diabetes research into daily practice to understand the impact of the disease, influence health outcomes, and improve access to quality health care.