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Judith Garcia

Judith Garcia

EFNEP Educator Union County Centerjcgarcia@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address: 3230-D Presson Rd
Monroe, NC 28112

Job Description I am the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) Educator of Union County. I work with limited-resource youth and families with children to teach healthy eating habits, how to stretch their food dollars, food safety skills, and how to be more physically active. EFNEP’s mission is to improve the health of limited resource youth and families with young children through practical lessons on: basic nutrition and healthy lifestyles, resource management and food safety.

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Eggnog

How to Make Healthy Eggnog

Eggnog is a classic holiday drink enjoyed by many. However, it has never been known as a healthy choice. …

Grateful

National Gratitude Month

November is National Gratitude Month, a time to celebrate and give thanks. Although it’s nice to count your blessings …

Candy in a Bowl

Curbing Candy Cravings

During the holidays, especially during Halloween when there is candy around every corner (literally!), it can be hard for …

Informational Post

Diabetes Prevention Program

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Salmon with Balsamic Glaze

National Seafood Month

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Bowl of Oatmeal with Bananas Blueberries and Raspberries

Better Breakfast Month

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but why? Research shows that eating breakfast …

Cooking on a Dime

Cooking on a Dime

Happy September everyone! We are officially two-thirds through the year 2021. This year has been a whirlwind and with …

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