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Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables (JSY)

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Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables
Developer
New York Department of Health. Bureau of Nutrition Risk Reduction.
Year
2016

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* JSY is a nutrition education initiative designed to prevent overweight/obesity and reduce long term chronic disease risks through the promotion of increased fruit and vegetable consumption. Using nutrition education workshops and food demonstrations, JSY works to ensure low-income families in New York eat nutritious foods, make the most of their food budgets, prepare foods in a safe manner, increase physical activity and drink healthier beverages. Includes a recipe database, videos, articles on low cost healthy eating. 

Funding Source
USDA. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education (SNAP-Ed).
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
Emerging
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.