Healthy Cents

Healthy Cents

Healthy Cents program logo: green apple with "Healthy Cents" text in the center.

Healthy Cents combines nutrition education and food resource management principles to encourage limited resource families to make healthy food choices on a limited budget. Each lesson corresponds to one of the following thematic areas:

  • Making Healthy Choices on a Budget
  • Decreasing Food Expenses
  • Developing a Food Budget
  • Planning a Meal
  • Food Shopping on a budget”
  • Developer/Author

    Erin Braunscheidel Duru, Stephanie K. Grutzmacher, Jinhee Kim, Lisa Lachenmayr, Lauren A. Messina, Carol Miller, Ashley Munger

    Organization

    University of Maryland Extension Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE)

    Contact Email
    Funding Source

    USDA SNAP-Ed

    Publication/Revision Year
    2015
    Material Cost
    $0.00
    Evidence base / Evaluation
    Pilot Tested
    Evaluation Framework Indicators & Evaluation Activities

    “The Healthy Cents curriculum was piloted in the following 5 Maryland counties from November 2011 through May 2012: Allegany, Calvert, Charles, Prince George's, and St. Mary's. Pilot educators provided curricular review and evaluative data to inform revisions of the Healthy Cents curriculum.”

    Format
    Curriculum
    Target Audience
    Parents/Caregivers, 
    Adults
    Has this material been used by a SNAP-Ed program?
    Yes
    Web Site
    Available Language(s)
    English
    SNAP-Ed Intervention Channels
    Food Pantries
    Faith Centers
    Indian Reservations
    WIC/Other Social Services
    Worksite
    Is this material available to order?
    No
    No