UGA Extension aims to provide unbiased, research-based information to help individuals and their families live healthier, happier lives through maintaining a nutritious and active lifestyle.

Our Programs and Services


UGA-affiliated sites

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.

Walk Georgia Get healthy and have fun with this interactive health and fitness program.

Zero Weight Gain Challenge The Zero Weight Gain Holiday Challenge offers tips about how you can prevent weight gain and stay fit over the busy holiday season.

CAES Hot Topics: Nutrition and Health A collection of reports and news stories related to nutrition and health.

Impact Statements: Nutrition and Health Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices in these areas.

FCS Nutrition and Health Family and Consumer Sciences' Extension information related to nutrition and health.

UGA Department of Food Science and Technology Learn more about the food science and technology department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

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.

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