The Department of Family & Community Health Sciences, (FCHS) Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has a long history of providing community outreach to New Jersey residents to promote health and wellness. Research shows that the risk for chronic diseases such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes and some types of cancer could be decreased through healthful eating and regular physical activity. We offer evidence-based educational programs with practical advice for all age groups on a variety of nutrition and health related topics.
Due to current circumstances, a variety of programming is available online through our county and state websites and through social media. We look forward to designing a virtual program for your group, association, or workplace. Contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will customize a program for you.
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FCHS offers weekly webinars on a variety of nutrition, health and wellness topics on Wednesdays at 2 PM. Visit Wellness Wednesdays with FCHS to register and/or view archived webinars.
- Nutrition and Wellness Resources
- Family Meals Resources
- Functional Foods for Life Educational Programs
- Live Well, Eat Well, Learn Well, Work Well
- Harvest, Cook, and Preserve Resources
- Home Canning Show & Exhibit at the Warren County Farmers Fair (132k PDF)
- Dietary Guidelines for Americans
- Start Simple with MyPlate
- MyPlate Life Stages
- MyPlate for Older Adults
- MyPlate Videos
- MyPlate Healthy Eating on a Budget
- MyPlate Kitchen
- Visions Newsletter – The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences statewide newsletter. The newsletter addresses critical topics for today’s families and individuals. Free
- RCE Food, Nutrition, and Health Publications