Nutrition and health projects

Collage of photos of kids participating in nutrition and health activities

Healthy living is another 4-H mandate areas. In Nutrition and health projects, 4-H youth learn how to lead lives that balance physical, mental, and emotional health. Learning about food and its impact on our bodies as well as how to cook and preserve food, is helps youth understand the importance of eating right. Safety and fitness programs help youth understand the importance of physical fitness and being active within a safe environment.