In 2021, the University of Georgia EFNEP Extension

 

Directly held

10,955

FOOD TALK SESSIONS

 

which reached

2,223

ADULTS

and

2,087

YOUTH

Adults who completed our educational series FOOD TALK reported measurable improvements in health behaviors such as:

Diet Quality

96%

of

1100

adult graduates

ate more fruits and vegetables or drank fewer sugary beverages

 

Food Safety

70%

of 1100 adult graduates

reduced the risk of food-borne illness

 

Physical Activity

59%

of 1100 adult graduates 

were more physically active

Food Budget

90%

of 1100 adult graduates

compared food prices more often when making grocery purchases

Youth who completed our educational series FOOD TALK reported measurable improvements in health behaviors such as:

 

Diet Quality

86%

of 1125 youth graduates

ate more fruits and vegetables or drank fewer sugary beverages

 

Food Safety

61%

of 1125 youth graduates

reduced the risk of food-borne illness

Physical Activity

68%

of 1125 youth graduates

were more physically active