Hands-On Nutrition Education: Teaching Healthy Eating Skills Through Experiential Learning

Renée Hoffinger, MHSE, RDN
Hands on Nutrition Education

Hands-on nutrition education, or HONE, is described as any nutrition education or counseling encounter that actively engages the participant. In HONE, learning is experiential—arising from first-hand observation and actual hands-on completion of tasks.

  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-994-4
  • 261 pages
  • SKU 994417
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"Hands-On Nutrition Education will undoubtedly become a treasured resource for all practitioners who purchase it. It will likely become a foundational resource for all dietetic internships and even undergraduate nutrition programs, as the key to true success in our field is imparting these critical life skills to our clients and students and empowering them to make them sustainable."—Vegetarian Nutrition Update

This book will guide you from the theoretical underpinnings of hands-on nutrition education (HONE) programs to the tools necessary to turn that theory into practice and customize a program for your target population. Learn practical guidelines for different types of HONE activities, including:

  • Food demonstrations
  • Grocery store tours
  • Cooking classes
  • Development and management of institutional HONE programs

Resources include equipment lists, cooking class materials, resource planning sheets, medical documentation guide, program surveys and evaluations, sample funding proposal and much more.

Published 2016

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  • ISBN: 978-0-88091-994-4
  • 261 pages
  • SKU 994417