Illinois Nutrition Education Programs Impact on Illinois

Teaching low-income youth about healthy food choices helps with being prepared for learning in school and has a positive impact on growth and development.

Every $1 on nutrition education saves up to $10 in long-term health care costs.

86% of students in K-2 grade are more aware of importance of eating a healthy diet after receiving SNAP-Ed programming in their school.

86% of adults working with EFNEP are improving their diet, and 83% are improving food resource management practices.