What is the EmpowerMe Movement?

EmpowerME is a “by kids for kids” movement that’s inspiring all kids to make healthy behavior changes and to become advocates and leaders for healthy eating and physical activity. Through empowerME, healthy lifestyles become “cool” for tweens and teens. In addition to working to engage 2 million kids in this movement by 2010, we’re encouraging kids to use their own voices to motivate each other, get educated and get activated. As an adult ally you can empower young people to take charge of their health by eating right and getting physically active.

On the website you will find:

Various tips on how to “Go Healthy,” and specific activities that other kids do to be healthy

Downloadable PDF’s on more ways to go healthy: Dietary recommendations for kids, excite your heart, fast food, fruits and veggies, kick start your day, stay active at home, top ways to eat healthy with friends

An activities generator

A calendar you can personalize to make your own “Go Healthy” Schedule

Various games focused on gaining health smarts: workout generator, heart o’meter, meet the fats, backpack snacks, recipes, ninja labels, dragon’s den, and matching millipede

check out the site yourself and join the movement that is now over a million strong:

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www.empowerme2b.org

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