Cooperative Extension Contra Costa
University of California
Cooperative Extension Contra Costa

Eating Smart Being Active

About Eating Smart Being Active

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 and Spanish) 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

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For more information:

Santos Lopez, Community Nutrition Educator

sanlopez@ucanr.edu,

(925) 646-6119


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Webmaster Email: slnuxoll@ucdavis.edu