About Family Nutrition Program
The Family Nutrition Program (FNP) is a free nutrition education program serving low-income adults in Ohio. This program is funded by the Food Nutrition Service’s (FNS) branch of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). In the state of Ohio, FNP has developed as a partnership between the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services and Ohio State University Extension. Our goal is to improve, within a limited budget, the likelihood of families and individuals who are receiving food assistance benefits (formerly known as food stamps) to make healthy food choices and to choose active lifestyles.
County Family Nutrition Program News
Chow Line: Green beans aren’t quite beans
The primary difference is in protein content. A cup of green beans contains just 2 grams of protein, whereas a cup of, say, black beans contains 15 grams of protein.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012.
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