Promote physical activity and nutrition to reduce the incidence of obesity and other health related issues; research, program development, implementation and evaluation of physical activity and health in early childhood obesity; gender-responsive health, nutrition, body image programs for women in substance abuse treatment and correctional settings; and programs/evaluation for older adults related to nutrition, exercise and fall prevention
Programs: Healthy Living, Sustainable Recovery; Healthy Steps to Freedom; Healthy Kids Early Start; Healthy Kids Resource Center; All 4 Kids: Healthy, Happy, Active, Fit (direct education community & school-based); I Am a Seed; Healthy Kids Festival; Seniors Eating Well, Stay Strong Stay Healthy; Bingocize
All 4 Kids
All 4 Kids and its Healthy Kids Festival use activities, music, dance and food to teach kids and their families in Clark and Lincoln Counties nutrition, physical activity and self-acceptance.
Healthy Kids - Nutrition Toolbox
This toolbox covers tips to increase children's overall levels of health and gives information pertaining to changing health habits.
Healthy Kids - Physical Activity Toolbox
The toolkit will assist parents, child care providers and teachers with integrating physical activity throughout each day and providing programming that helps children meet age-level physical activity recommendations.
Healthy Kids Resource Center
A one-stop shop for evidence-based research, resources, curricula, activities and materials that focus on obesity prevention for teachers and parents of young children. It is designed to educate parents and teachers as well as provide the tools needed to teach young children how to live a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy Kids, Early Start (for pre-K children and their parents)
Policy, systems and environmental approach to early childhood health, nutrition, physical activity and healthy weights through assessment and interventions in early childhood sites and teacher professional development.
Healthy Steps to Freedom
Program teaches nutrition and healthy lifestyles that address weight and energy concerns in women with substance abuse issues
Simply Delicious: Easy, Healthy Meals
Our Simply Delicious recipes are simple to prepare, easy to cook and taste delicious. To be sent a laminated copy of each recipe presented in the cooking series email HealthyAging@unr.edu.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education - Nevada
Improve the nutritional well-being of people who receive SNAP benefits and other Nevadans with a low income through community based education, programs and needs assessments.