Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

The Nutrition and Physical Activity (NPA) program is committed to empowering community members to implement a healthy lifestyle by providing education on ways to eat healthier and increase physical activity. The NPA program utilizes the following evidence-based curriculums to provide optimal education to every age group:
  • Eat Play Grow - Creative educational approach to teaching children ages 2-5 and their parents how to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices.
  • CATCH - The Coordinated Approach to Child Health program is designed to create behavior change by enabling children to identify healthy foods and increase the amount of physical activity that they engage in each day. Ideal for elementary and middle school ages.
  • Cooking Matters - Participants will engage in hands-on activities that will improve their skills in planning and preparing tasty, healthy, low-cost meals. Ideal for everyone ages 7 and up.

For more information contact:

Esmeralda Ogura
[email protected]

Additional nutrition classes include:

  • Chronic Disease Prevention Classes: Educates participants about prevention and management of chronic diseases such as: diabetes, hypertension, and heart diseases.
  • Senior Classes - Participants learn about various nutrition topics related to healthy aging.
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Nutrition and Physical Activity Program

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Body Mass Index (BMI) - Body mass index (BMI) is the value derived from the height and weight of a person BMI can be used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems but it is not diagnostic of the health of an individual. For more information about weight categories and to calculate your BMI, click here.

Physical Activity - Regular physical activity is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Moving more and sitting less have tremendous benefits for everyone. For information about physical activity guidelines for each age group, click here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can the program be taught in English and Spanish?

Yes, we have bilingual educators that can either teach classes in Spanish or assist with translating. We also offer in-person and virtual class options.

2. Is the program just for kids, or can the parents participate too?

Our program offers nutrition classes for all age groups!

3. Does it cost anything to sign up?

No, our programs are entirely free for all participants! We provide all the curriculum at no cost to you.

4. How old do my children have to be to participate?

Each program targets different age groups, but they are family friendly. If you have younger children, please feel free to bring them.

5. I work during the day. Can I still participate?

Yes, each program can be taught at times that are convenient for you. We understand that parents work, so we often hold the program during the evenings or on weekends.

6. How long is the program?

Each program is customizable and can be scheduled for 1-4 sessions. Sessions typically last 1 hour for each program.

7. How large are the class sizes?

Our classes can accommodate up to 100 participants and requires a minimum of 15 participants.