The family environment has a strong influence on the health and well-being of people of all ages. The eating habits and activity patterns are learned within families remain with us throughout our life. Here’s a little boost to help energize your family's commitment to healthy living.
Support your health at every stage of life with the foods you eat.
Keep your body moving daily in big and small ways to maintain or improve your health.
Find simple, tasty recipes that fit your budget and tips on preparing and storing your food.
Learn to make smart food choices on a limited budget.
- 5/1 Creating Healthy and Active Celebrations
Spring is here and so are celebrations such as graduations, weddings, birthdays, and family gatherings. These celebrations are a great opportunity for families and friends to get together. If you ...
Healthy Eating Basics — Review the basics of a balanced diet.
Healthy & Fit on the Go — Great ideas to stay healthy and fit when away from home.
Healthy Schools — Resources for creating a healthy food environment at your school.
Simply Good Eating — Classes that help people with limited incomes make healthy food choices while stretching food dollars and be more active.
Cooking Matters™ Minnesota — Hands-on, cooking-based nutrition education programs that help low-income families prepare healthy and tasty meals.
Families in Tough Times — Resources for families who are experiencing, avoiding, or recovering from tough times. Materials for farm families, stress, disaster recovery, and more.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Food Assistance Programs — Minnesota Department of Human Services — Learn how to apply for food assistance and other food support.
Find Hunger and Food Resources— Hunger Solutions Minnesota — Find a food shelf, Meals on Wheels, Summer Food Service Program, food support office, or WIC program near you.
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) Program — Minnesota Department of Health — Supplemental food program for pregnant women, infants and children. Find an office near you: English | Spanish | Hmong | Somali