The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy choices within a limited budget and choose active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate.
If you or anyone you know might be interested in our Snap-Ed Program, you can find our contact information below.
In the Plan, Shop. Save and Cook lessons you will learn how to plan meals for your family and write shopping lists to save money and time. Learn to choose foods that are the most nutritious and that fit within your budget. Learn techniques to lower your food bill and stretch your money. Learn how to use unit pricing, review bulk and generic products, and how to keep your food safe to prevent waste and spoilage. Discover tips to help you plan nutritious meals for and entire week and taste and healthy low-cost recipe.
This curriculum was developed by University of California CalFresh Nutrition Education program.
The Eat Smart, Live Strong (ESLS) lessons promote two key behaviors: increase fruit and vegetable consumption to 3 1/2 cups per day (1 1/2 cups of fruits and 2 cups of vegetables), and participate in at least 30 minutes of physical activity most days of the week among 60-74 year olds participating in or eligible for FNS nutrition assistance programs.
The new ESLS Activity Kit materials are available to download at the USDA SNAP-Ed Connection website.
Programs in the Community:
5-2-1-Almost None(Click for more information)
5-2-1 Almost None will be implemented in 3 villages in Guam, in schools, faith based organizations, and in food stores. To learn more about 5-2-1 Almost None, you can visit their website, they have resources that parents and teachers will find useful.
Food Friends & Mighty Moves (FFMM)
SNAP-Ed in partnership with local partners will be implementing the FFMM curricula in Guam D.O.E. Pilot Pre-Schools for school year 2016-2017. The goals of FFMM are to get children to try new foods and get moving. To learn more, you can visit their website.