Tips & Videos

In this section, you’ll find tons of great tips, recipes and videos. Watch success stories. Learn how to eat smarter and move more. Snag a recipe for tonight—and much more. Enjoy!

Video: NEP Lessons | Nutrition Education Program Director, Melissa Maulding

My family is on a budget –
how can you help us stay healthy?

Tip #64

Chores can be exercise, too. Clean the house, wash the car, or mow the lawn.

Tip #109

Eat dinner around the same time every night.

Brenda Medina “From Student to Teacher”

When Brenda came to Indiana, she didn’t speak English & thought she was healthy.  When she became pregnant, she found she was vitamin deficient.  Thanks to the NEP, she learned how to get the vitamins & nutrients she needed. She liked the lessons so much that she became a NEP Advisor!
Tip #81

Get active for at least 10 minutes at a time. Like, add a 10-minute walk at lunchtime.

Tip #212

Ask everyone to put their phones away— no phones = more talking.

Suzanna Johnson “Turning Goals into Reality”

Suzanna found free NEP programs after her daughter, Rebekah, participated in a school program & shared what she learned. Suzanna took lessons, learned about nutrition, food safety & physical activity. She credits the program with turning a healthy, happy life into reality.

Video: Food Recovery

Food Rescue. Ending Waste. Feeding Families. Learn more about what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is doing in the community to keep you healthy and well!