University of California
ALAMEDA COUNTY

Eating Smart Being Active

About Eating Smart Being Active

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We offer Eating Smart Being Active through UCCE Expanded Food and Nutrition Program EFNEP, which promotes good nutrition and physical activity as a means of preventing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle free of chronic disease. The goal is to help adults establish and maintain healthy eating habits and physically active lifestyles for themselves and their families.

Participants learn to:

  • Plan nutritious meals
  • Increase physical activity
  • Stretch their food dollar
  • Practice safe food handling
  • Prevent obesity through healthy lifestyles

We offer no cost classes (in English, Spanish, and Mandarin) in collaboration with community partners.

Target Audience: Limited income parents, especially those with young children.

Eligibility: Participants must satisfy at least one of the following:

  • Receive or be eligible to receive federal food assistance.
  • Have a monthly household cash income that is at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Be a pregnant teen or foster youth in transition, regardless of income or age.

Eating Smart & Being Active: FLYER and EFNEP Making a Difference in Alameda County.

For more information, please contact:

Nelly Camacho, Nutrition Educator 
nlcamacho@ucanr.edu 510-670-5666

Alicia Fraticelli, Nutrition Educator 
afraticelli@ucanr.edu 510-670-5668

 

Webmaster Email: ckchoi@ucanr.edu