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Guideline 5: Health Education

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Video Summary

  • Guideline 5: Implement health education that provides students with the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and experiences needed for healthy eating and physical activity.
  • Health education can increase engagement of healthy behaviors in youth and should be required for students in prekindergarten through grade 12.
  • Instruction should address healthy eating, physical activity, inactivity, and healthy weight maintenance.