Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops

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The Eat Healthy, Be Active community workshops are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015- 2020 and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Each of these six 1-hour workshops includes a lesson plan, learning objectives, talking points, hands-on activities, videos, and handouts. The workshops are used by community educators, health promoters, dietitians/nutritionists, cooperative extension agents, and others to teach to adults in a wide variety of community settings.

English: Complete Workshop Series [PDF - 21.5 MB]Spanish: Completar Serie de Talleres [PDF - 27.5 MB]

How to Use the Workshops in your Community

Educators can now download the entire workshop series and single workshops from this webpage, including separate resources and videos, in English. Spanish translations will be available soon.

Best Practices for Implementing the Community Workshops [PDF - 486 KB]

How to Order

To order free copies of the Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops in English, please go to and click these filters: Nutrition > Health educators > Orderable Hardcopies > Apply, and scroll down to Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops

Download Individual Sections of the Workshop Series

Workshop 1

English: Enjoy Healthy Food Choices That Taste Great

Spanish: Escoja alimentos saludables y sabrosos


Workshop 3

English: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Spanish: Consuma una alimentación saludable sin salirse de su presupuesto


Workshop 4

English: Tips for Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Spanish: Consejos para bajar de peso y no volver a subir


Workshop 5

English: Making Healthy Eating Part of Your Lifestyle

Spanish: Convierta la alimentación saludable en parte integrante de su estilo de vida


Workshop 6

English: Physical Activity is Key to Living Well

Spanish: La actividad física es esencial para vivir bien




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