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4-H teens teach Healthy Habits

Teen leaders in the Missouri 4-H Healthy Habits program are promoting nutrition education and food access to underserved youths and families.

Sept. 18, 2020

teens packing foodTeens and 4-H faculty in Jefferson and St. Louis counties recently put together 150 Healthy Habits kits with recipes and ingredients for clients of area service providers. Bags included recipes and ingredients for no-bake energy bites, stuffed apples and pineapple carrot muffins.

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Healthy Habits teen educators taught in-person classes on nutrition and healthy living. Now, they’re spreading the word by creating videosexercise cards and the Missouri 4-H Healthy Habits Cookbook.

Videos, recipes and exercises are highlighted each week on the Missouri 4-H Facebook page at facebook.com/missouri4h.

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