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Extension Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

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The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines were released Jan. 7, 2016 and is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet. Intended for policymakers and health professionals, this edition of the Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns — the complete combination of foods and drinks in their diet. This edition offers 5 overarching Guidelines and a number of Key Recommendations with specific nutritional targets and dietary limits.

Statewide Nutrition Education Programs

Click below to learn more about Nutrition Education Programs delivered through K-State Research and Extension to audiences with limited resources.

Kansas Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

EFNEP

SNAP-Ed--The Kansas Family Nutrition Program (FNP)

SNAP

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It is important to balance the food you eat with physical activity. K-State Research and Extension offer Walk Kansas which is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life.