BFF: Body Friendly Foods

by  McMillen Health

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Students are encouraged, through interactive activities, to fill their plates with healthy food as recommended by My Plate. The truth is revealed regarding how television media persuades students to eat junk food. A segment on exercise motivates kids to play one hour daily.

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Point to Point: $210.00
Point to Point Premium: $195.00
By Request: $210.00
By Request Premium: $195.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 Minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Family & Consumer Science, Health/Physical Education

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

Twila Smith

Program Details


1. Student volunteers will participate in Plate Pizzazz to show examples of food groups.
2. We will view a video about how foods are ‘dressed’ for commercials.
3. Discussion of how foods need to be chosen based on truth.
4. Exercise segment explains the actual effect of different exercises on the body.
5. Jump Start Charades offers student volunteers chance to classify exercises.
5. If time permits, all students will have a chance to exercise.


1. Identify healthy food groups from the ChooseMyPlate.gov icon.
2. List four keys to staying healthy.
3. Categorize foods into food groups.
4. Choose at least two healthy foods for snack or meal.
5. State that everyone should participate in regular physical activity.
6. State the effect that inactivity has on muscles and the brain.
7. Analyze the level of intensity of physical activity.
8. Name at least three activities that would be exercise.
9. Explain how advertising might affect food choices.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

US National Health Education Standards: 1,2,5,6,7.
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State Standards

Visit mcmillenhealth.org for the alignment to Indiana Academic Standards for Health and Wellness.