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 Brenda

Brenda shares with you why she decided to become an nutrition educator and share helpful, money saving tips to the community.

Tip #133

Offer water or fat-free or low-fat milk as beverage choices instead of sugary drinks.

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 #144

Make half your plate veggies and fruits—they are full of nutrients and vitamins.

Tip #55

Plan for all weather conditions—try mall walking, indoor swimming, or active video games.

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: 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.