Nutrition Education & Obesity Prevention (NEOP)
The Yolo County Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention (NEOP) Program provides nutrition education, resources, environmental support, and other activities and events throughout the county. With a focus on the low-income population, NEOP supports CalFresh in teaching their clients how to manage their money, how to shop for healthy and affordable foods, and how to make healthy choices for their meals, snacks, and beverages. Currently, NEOP is working on a variety of projects in different settings including schools, family resource centers, rehabilitation centers, and the Yolo County Service Centers. The program promotes campaigns such as "Harvest of the Month" and "Rethink your Drink" and their services in thee community typically involve partnering with other community agencies to host nutrition classes, cooking demos, taste tests, retail environments improvement, and general promotion.
Important Resources for You
For more information on National Nutrition Month, please visit:Nationalnutritionmonth.org
For easy, healthy, and affordable recipes and general nutrition information, please visit:
- Yolo County Food Service Directory, May 2016
Looking for a Yolo County RDN to provide nutrition training or resources to your staff?
Please e-mail: Rhea Napeek, RDN – Public Health Nutritionist