Health Education

LSU AgCenter Nutrition & Community Health agents and educators offer a variety of evidence-based programs and lessons for audiences across the state. Learn more about LSU AgCenter Nutrition & Community Health programs below.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed)

SNAP-Ed is a federally funded program that teaches SNAP recipients and other low-income audiences how to make healthy food choices with a limited budget through interactive lessons and community-based programs like school and community gardens. SNAP-Ed has agents in nearly 40 mostly rural parishes. Learn more at

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP is a federally funded program that uses a hands-on approach to help limited resource audiences make healthier choices that will lead to healthier diets. EFNEP focuses on food related practices to help participants achieve personal and family wellness. EFNEP has agents in 10 mostly urban parishes. Learn more at

Flavors of Health (FoH)

Flavors of Health (FoH) is a state-funded community-focused nutrition and health program that provides classes and workshops on a variety of topics that empower individuals (primarily adults) and families to make healthy food and fitness choices and live healthful lives. FoH has agents in 20 parishes. Learn more at

Find Your Agent

The LSU AgCenter Cooperative Extension Service has offices in all 64 parishes in the state. Extension agents and educators provide online and in-person classes, programs, workshops, publications, and resources to educate the public on a variety of topics including nutrition and health. Find your Nutrition and Community Health agent to learn more about healthy eating and active living.

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