Amanda Gibson showing the importance of physical activity to youth audience.

About Program

Children will learn healthful nutritional and safety messages that will help to build a healthy foundation! This program is ideal for classrooms and large youth groups. This 6-series program provides educational materials along with supplies to accompany each lesson for children in 3rd-5th grade.

Learn about:

  • MyPlate the Healthy Way
  • Make Half your Plate Fruits and Vegetables
  • Switch to Skim or 1% Milk
  • Make at Least Half your Grains Whole
  • Vary your Protein Food Choices
  • Physical Activity
  • Handwashing and Food Safety
  • Smart Snacking

Register your Group

Our trained area nutrition agents are available to come on-site to teach your students or youth group. Please click here to pre-register your group. One of our nutrition agents will contact you about scheduling a date and time.


Amanda GIbsonjpgThe program will be conducted by Amanda Gibson, Registered Dietitian and Area Nutrition Agent with the LSU AgCenter. For questions, please contact Amanda at or by calling 985-446-1316.

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The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture