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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

Websites

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.

FoodTalk.org 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.

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.

Garden Toolkit

Healthy Recipes

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 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.

Body Weight Planner Enter your starting information, including your weight, sex, age, height, and physical activity level.

MyPlate Remember the food pyramid? Meet MyPlate, the official symbol of the five food groups. Learn how to make MyPlate work for you.

 


Uptown Diabetes Menus

Only use these menus after getting the OK from your health provider.

Down Home Diabetes Menus


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