Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education is FREE to all individuals who qualify for and/or receive benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The program provides skill-based nutrition education classes and sponsors obesity prevention events in local communities on a variety of topics like: healthy eating on a budget, smart shopping for vegetables and fruit, healthy meal planning, basic cooking and food safety skills, weight control and physical activity. The goals of the Eat Smart New York program are to:
- Eat more fruits and vegetables
- Drink less sugar-sweetened beverages
- Exercise more and balance calories eaten as part of a healthy lifestyle
Eating Healthy on a Budget – This interactive module will provide tips and activities to help you plan, purchase and prepare healthy meals for your family.
Eat Better for Less – Video shows how Eat Smart New York Nutrition Education classes teach SNAP-eligible households to eat better for less.
Are you eligible for SNAP? Find out if you may be eligible for SNAP benefits and apply online for SNAP using myBenefits.