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The mission of the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) is to educate and empower limited-resource families and youth to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors.


CNEP encompasses the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), known as the Oklahoma Nutrition Education (ONE) program in our state.  Our nutrition lessons focus on diet quality, food safety, physical activity, food security and food resource management. 


Our Nutrition Education Assistants (NEA's) provide research-based, hands-on learning experiences for families and youth at no cost.  


Adult Program

Lessons are designed to meet the needs and interests of each participant.  They are taught in a group setting or on an individual basis.  This flexible program provides 8 to 21 lessons.  Graduates receive a cookbook!


Lesson topics include:

  • Stretching Your Food Dollars
  • Healthy Eating
  • Food Safety
  • Exercise Tips


Youth Program

We offer a variety of nutrition education programs which focus on improving healthy behaviors of Oklahoma children.  Lessons are age appropriate to teach healthy habits to students from kindergarten through 12th grade. 


Lesson topics include:

  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Protein
  • Grains
  • Nutrients
  • Reading Food Labels
  • Making Healthier Choices
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