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 #109

Eat dinner around the same time every night.

Tip #212

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

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!
Tip #17

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

Tip #120

A really easy way to exercise? Take the stairs!

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: Grocery

Affordable healthy foods are within reach! Learn more about the area grocery stores are joining the effort to increase access to healthy foods and about what the Purdue Extension Nutrition Education Program is doing in your community!