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: Meet Chris Clark | Nutrition Education Program Advisor

Chris Clark talks about why what she does is so rewarding.

Tip #77

Eat meals with your children whenever possible–even let them help you make the meal.

Tip #192

Every snack should have two food groups, like add peanut butter to a whole-wheat mini bagel.

Jeannie Kearby “Nutrition Education Led to Life Changes”

For Jeannie, the NEP programs brought her more than just amazing nutrition information & help stretching food dollars. The self-esteem she gained from taking control propelled her to even greater success—in working full-time, caring for her two children & attending college classes.
Tip #64

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

Tip #179

Join a walking group, attend fitness classes at a gym, or play with the kids outside.

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!

Video: CATCH – Marcia

Indiana’s school children love working with PNEP Nutrition Educators! They come right into the classroom with fun ways to learn about healthy eating and the importance of physical activity.