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Nutrition Program for Brain Health in English and Spanish / Español


Buenos Hábitos Alimenticios Para Una Buena Salud (Good Eating Habits for Good Health) is a class in good nutrition for a healthy heart and for a healthy brain designed as a series of eight lessons.

Lessons 1 through 4 may be conducted in one two-hour workshop session and lessons 5 through 8 in a second two-hour workshop session. The facilitator manuals may be downloaded here, including the materials necessary for making posters and participant handouts. The class is available in both Spanish and English. Buenos Hábitos Alimenticios Para Una Buena Salud was developed by Dr. Poorni Otilingam. The development of the program was supported by NIH Grant No. P50 AG005142.

The Spanish and English nutrition education leaders manual is available and can be used without charge. Read the nutrition education manual in

English:application-pdf Good Eating Habits for Good Health (pdf) – or – Spanish: application-pdfBuenos Habitos Alimenticios Para Una Buena Salud (pdf)


Otilingam, P., & Gatz, M. (2008). Development of a culturally-tailored heart + brain health-focused nutritional educational intervention: Buenos habitos alimenticios para una Buena salud [Abstract]. Journal of Nutrition, Health, & Aging, 12, 425.