|East Baton Rouge and East Feliciana Parish Nutrition Educator Kiyana Kelly poses for a photo with students from East Feliciana High School on Oct. 22 after discussing the MyPlate food guide and USDA Dietary Guidelines with the students.|
Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Ag Center’s Families First -Nutrition Education and Wellness System (FF-NEWS) recently launched its fall nutrition curriculum in schools and communities across the state.
East Baton Rouge and East Feliciana Parish Nutrition Educator, Kiyana Kelly, reviewed MyPlate and USDA Dietary Guidelines with 9th -12th graders at East Feliciana High School on Oct. 22.
After the presentation and class discussion, students participated in a hands-on food demonstration preparing fresh fruit parfaits. “I like trying new things when Ms. Kelly comes to our class.” said sophomore Kenan Moore.
Moore shared that he was also a Junior Horse Show Posse rider with the SU Ag Center and is considering a career in Agriculture.
(Article written by Ellen C. McKnight, Nutrition Evaluation & Publication for FF-News at the SU Ag Center.)