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Faithful Families Eating Smart and Moving More
(Faithful Families) is a practice-tested health promotion intervention that
promotes healthy eating and physical activity in communities of faith.
The 9-week Faithful Families curriculum is co-taught by nutrition and physical
activity educators and trained lay leaders from faith communities in
small group sessions. Faithful Families can be used by any faith community.

Participants of the class not only receive a great education, they will also taste test a new recipe each week and take home a Faithful Families Cookbook!


The nine lessons are listed below:

  1. Plan: Know What’s for Dinner
  2. Shop: Get the Best for Less
  3. Shop for Value, Check the Facts
  4. Fix it Fast, Eat at Home
  5. Choosing More Fruits & Vegetables
  6. Fix it Safe
  7. Making Smart Drink Choices
  8. Choosing to Move More
  9. Making the Connection


We are currently recruiting for a faith community in Brunswick or New Hanover County interested in hosting Faithful Families. If you are interested, please contact Morgan McKnight,