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: Heroes. Real People. Real Tips. Meet Jessica

Jessica talks about how healthy meals and easy-to-do exercise helps her keep pace with her very active son.

Tip #192

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

Tip #246

Try to eat whole grains. Look for the words “100% whole grain” or “100% whole wheat”.

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 #203

Keep the conversation going—turn off the television and keep it off.

Tip #17

Buy frozen vegetables! They are as good for you as fresh and may cost less.

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 Assistant!

Video: Fresh Scripts

A Prescription for Healthier Eating! Learn more about how the Community Gardens help provide access to fresh, nutritious produce and what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is in your community to stay healthy and well!