Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station | [Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County]

Family & Community Health Sciences -
Nutrition, Diet & Health

We offer a variety of educational opportunities to residents, featuring general nutrition topics on making healthy food choices that fit families and their lifestyles, including promotion of U.S. Dietary Guidelines, 5-A-Day for Better Health, and Healthy People 2010.

A variety of teaching methods are employed to reach those requesting nutrition and health education, including learn at home material (on-line presentations and fact sheets), as well as traditional classroom seminars.

Health: Selecting Food and
Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Organic Foods - What Do We Mean?

Getting to Know Portion Sizes

Food Allergies

Prevent Weight Gain After You Stop Smoking

Food Safety and Storage

Home Storage of Foods: Refrigerator and Freezer

Pantry Food Storage

Use of Leftovers

Preparing Foods


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Last Modified: Friday, July 13, 2012 , All rights reserved.
Cooperating Agencies: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and County Boards of Chosen Freeholders. Rutgers Cooperative Extension, a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.