Food Smarts is a flexible, leaner-centered nutrition and cooking curriculum developed by Leah’s Pantry, a California-based nonprofit agency. The curriculum is designed for facilitated conversation and covers a range of core nutrition principles. Food Smarts encourages participants to create tasty, affordable and healthy food at home. Food Smarts topics include:
- Behavioral nutrition-focused goal setting
- Dietary choices
- Preparing food on a budget
- Culinary literacy
- Chronic disease prevention strategies
Participants learn new recipes and gain confidence in applying healthy behavioral change in their everyday lives. To learn more about the curriculum, visit the Food Smarts website.