Student Body

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Student Body

 

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The FCCLA Student Body national peer education program helps young people learn to eat right, be fit, and make healthy choices. Its goals are to: help young people make informed, responsible decisions about their health, provide youth opportunities to teach others, and develop healthy lifestyles, as well as communication and leadership skills.

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The teen years are an ideal time to establish healthy attitudes and habits to last a lifetime. Unfortunately, many of our youth are not physically fit, have poor eating habits, and are often bothered by a lack of self-esteem. Student Body gives teens the facts and incentives they need to build a healthy body, both today and in the future.


Student Body Units:

To help members focus their projects, Student Body addresses three units. Members may complete projects in one or several units:

  • Eat Right — Explore good nutrition, eating disorders, healthy snacks, supplements, vegetarianism, and more
  • Be Fit — Take action related to lifelong exercise habits, obesity, sports training, and other topics
  • Make Healthy Choices— Choose a positive lifestyle by avoiding drugs, alcohol, and tobacco; managing stress; building self esteem; and practicing good character.