Welcome to Ideas for Cooking and Nutrition (ICAN)
What is ICAN?
ICAN offers free nutrition education to New Mexicans with limited economic resources.
At every hands-on session, you'll engage in a fun food activity and a simple physical activity.
You may receive recipes, an exercise DVD, and other fun and useful items.
With ICAN you can learn how to:
- Save money at the grocery store
- Store and handle food safely
- Be more physically active
- Eat a variety of nutritious foods
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Prepare quick and nutritious meals that your family will love!
ICAN is funded primarily by SNAP-Ed and EFNEP.
ICAN is a program of New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service.
Learn more about ICAN
To learn more about the ICAN program in your county, contact your local extension office at 575-356-4417.
You may also visit the ICAN website.
ICAN's mission is to reduce nutritional health disparities in New Mexico and make a measurable positive impact on the well-being of our communities by facilitating series of research-based, hands-on nutrition experiences with adults and youth.
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