Gardening is good exercise. Make it a family affair or a community project. The results are lots of good veggies & getting some fresh air & physical activity.
Fitness can be fun for youth and adults.
Healthy Communities work in Jefferson Parish: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & Walk & Bike to School Day along with a Video
Suggestions for adding physical activity to a day can keep you healthy and happy.
Using the Snap Ed banner theme: Active Life Healthy Life to spread the word about being active
Physical activity is recommended for everyone. National parks can offer exercise and time experiencing nature.
Learn to make Salmon Patties with 6 ingredients. This recipe features a low fat protein with 110 Calories & 12 grams of protein per serving.
This article describes the 5 groups from the MY PLATE: Fruits, Vegetables, Protein, Grains & Dairy/Calcium rich foods. A recipe for the MY PLATE WRAP is given.
Grand Isle Programming in Jefferson Parish including nutrition and 4H interventions. This video describes the Snap Ed & 4H teachings of the LSU AgCenter Agents
Grande Isle rests in the southern most point of Jefferson Parish. Karen Marie Jones, a nutrition Agent decided to focus her programming on the island in 2016.
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is delivered by LSU AgCenter. EFNEP assists families to have a better quality of life, improved diets...
This Vegetable Santa Claus will bring smiles to young and old and provide a serving of vegetables, also. This recipe is simple to construct and
Learn how to make tortilla roll-ups with this recipe video. Youth Lesson # 4 Make at Least Half Your Grains Whole From Pub. 3128
Teaches clients the skills to cut fruits and vegetables safely with the correct tool/knife and, using food safety techniques.
LSU AgCenter Nutrition Minute Video on apples.
Preparing food supplies for a disaster can save a life. Be ready to have no utilities and survive.
This article is about watermelon, a wonderful, nutritious summertime fruit.
This article is about the history of the SNAP program and what the mission statement involves.
A monthly newsletter from the LSU AgCenter Nutrition Program.
2011 report to stakeholders highlighting program efforts of the Jefferson Parish Family and Consumer Sciences staff.
Use this state map to locate your contact for assistance or training. (PDF Format Only)
Finding just the right child care setting for your child can prove to be a difficult task. Being informed can help make your decision a little easier. (PDF Format Only)
Do you need help paying your child care? The Louisiana Department of Social Services’ Child Care Assistance Program administers services for families eligible for child care assistance in the state. Information on how to apply included. (PDF Format Only)
One of the most important decisions you have to make as a parent is choosing a child care program. This checklist can assist you in comparing child care options to make the best choice for you and your child. (PDF Format Only)
How do you get head lice? How do you know if you have a head lice problem? How do you eliminate a head lice problem? Find these answers and more. (PDF Format Only)