Teach Healthy Living

Our 8-session evidence-based course, empowerME4Life, equips youth with the skills and knowledge to eat better and move more. Each 45-minute session builds on the last to reinforce lifelong skills for nutrition and fitness. Teen and adult facilitators can use empowerME4Life in afterschool and community environments to teach the 5 steps to healthier living.

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Click play on the video below to see how empowerME4Life helps kids teach other kids about health. Watch how youth learn to build sustainable lifestyles with the 5 Steps to Healthier Living:

  • Get physically active for 60 minutes each day
  • Drink primarily water, 1 percent or fat free milk, and 100 percent juice with no added sugars
  • Eat fruits and vegetables with EVERY meal
  • Cut back on screen time and limit it to 1-2 hours a day
  • Get at least 9 hours of sleep every night