MSU Extension launches online nutrition program

My Way to Wellness is a FREE online nutrition program available to individuals living in Michigan who are eligible for supplemental food assistance.

Woman reading food label while grocery shopping
Photo by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

Are you interested in taking an online nutrition course that fits into your schedule, your budget, and your lifestyle? My Way to Wellness is a free program offered by Michigan State University Extension for individuals living in Michigan who are eligible for supplemental food assistance. It is self-paced, so you can take it any time that works for you, from anywhere. The course reviews healthy food choices, physical activity, goal setting, food safety, reading a food label and more. The course has interactive activities and quizzes to aid in learning.

The 10 lessons are:

  • Lesson 1: My Way to Wellness
  • Lesson 2: Your Nutrition and Physical Activity Needs
  • Lesson 3: Building a Healthy Plate
  • Lesson 4: Picking the Portion That’s Best for You
  • Lesson 5: What’s Inside? Reading Food Labels
  • Lesson 6: Fats and Sugars
  • Lesson 7: Meal Planning
  • Lesson 8: Fruits and Vegetables
  • Lesson 9: Healthy Habits
  • Lesson 10: Energy, A Balancing Act

While the course is online and self-paced, it is managed by a nutrition instructor who is available to answer any questions you have along the way.

My Way to Wellness is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in partnership with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. My Way to Wellness is part of MSU Extension’s SNAP-Ed program, which provides nutrition education for individuals living in Michigan who are eligible for supplemental food assistance.

To have an MSU Extension team member contact you about this program, please fill out this brief survey.

Program Request Form

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