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Healthy living has been at the core of 4-H and remains a foundation of our pledge. Although 4-H believes that healthy living habits of young people begin in the context of their families and communities, we strive to equip youth with healthy living knowledge and skills that will prepare them physically, emotionally and socially to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

To meet the needs of today’s youth, 4-H Healthy Living programs seek to address national issues including nutrition and physical fitness, substance abuse, safety, and social and emotional wellness


4-H Healthy Living Project Materials/Curricula



Healthy Living Training Webinars


http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/NEW/Webinars.htm


"MyPlate"

This webinar was designed to assist 4-H club leaders incorporate MyPlate into 4-H project activities. Presented by Julia Zee, MPH/Registered Dietician, UH CTAHR Cooperative Extension Service's NEW (Nutrition Education for Wellness) program.

Click here to log in to recorded webinar

Food Preparation & Safety skills webinar

Help your 4-H members learn and practice proper food preparations & safety skills in their cooking projects!

Click here to log in to recorded webinar

Other Hawaii resources and program materials

Nutrition Education for Wellness
A statewide program that promotes nutrition and food safety education for the well-being of families and communities.

Hawai‘i Foods
A website rich with information on local foods including nutrient analysis, photos, scientific names, recipes and publications. This website is a collaboration between CTAHR and CRCH (Cancer Research Center of Hawai‘i).

Germ City
A project to enhance awareness and improve the effectiveness of hand washing for food safety, personal hygiene and disease prevention.

Healthy Meetings for Wellness
Promotion of healthy eating and physical activity in our meetings, workshops, gatherings and events.

Kauai Kids Too
A series of hands-on lessons to help kids practice healthy eating and incorporate daily physical activity.

Nutrition Integrity
Goal of "practicing what we teach" by aligning our food actions with our nutrition education. Guiding principles, core concepts and action checklists are included.

Produce A Plate
A simplified translation of the Dietary Guidelines using a plate.

Produce an Athlete
Tips on healthful eating with fruits and vegetables for young athletes.

 

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