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Developer
Cornell University. Division of Nutritional Sciences. Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program.
Year
2015

Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness (CHFFF) is an award-winning, research-based 6-lesson curriculum for 8-12-year-olds that uses experiential learning to teach healthy eating and active play. CHFFF targets evidence-based behaviors for preventing obesity and chronic disease: less sweetened drinks, fewer high-fat and high-sugar foods, more vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and active play. Posters, visual aids, scanned food packages, active game instruction cards, game pieces, and other teaching materials are all included.

Funding Source
USDA’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) through EFNEP. and other Smith-Lever funding.
Free Material
Yes
Cost ($)
$149.00
Evidence
  • Evaluated
  • Pilot Tested
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

Based on Social Cognitive Theory, each lesson includes interactive nutrition activities, food preparation or tasting, active games, goal setting, and a family newsletter.