Nutrition & Fitness - Nourish to Flourish (GR 6-8)

by  Byrnes Health Education

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The Nourish to Flourish program is geared towards middle school students who are becoming more autonomous with their food/drink choices. Students will learn about factors that influence their nutritional choices including an emphasis on body image. A brief discussion on mental health issues like eating disorders is covered. Focus is placed on fat as an essential nutrient and the role it plays in the human body. Students will be introduced to dietary guidelines that can be used for a balanced approach to optimal health and wellness.

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About This Program


By Request: $350.00

Pricing - $350 per program for 1-50 students; $600 per program for 51-100 students

A tiered pricing system is utilized based on the number of program participants which will be discussed at the time of scheduling.

**Please provide approximately 4 weeks' notice when scheduling.


One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, Homeschool/Family

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Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education Nutrition

Program Delivery Mode


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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes (weather, etc.)

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, Byrnes Health Education (BHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the mission of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.

We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHE health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include Social/Emotional (character education/bullying prevention), substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you to share in that passion!

Lydia Seifert, Director of Education Services
717-848-3064 ext 267

Program Details


1. Overall wellness (with Question Game)
2. Influences on Nutritional Choices (media and body image)
3. Guidelines for Optimal Nutrition
4. Body Mass Index (with Somatotype)
5. MyPlate.gov
6. Six Essential Nutrients (focus on healthy fats)
7. Nutrition Fact Label
8. Serving Sizes versus Portion Sizes (with Pour Your Portion Activity)
9. Calories (good versus bad) (with Food Challenge)


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Analyze factors, like body image, that impact nutritional choices
2. Explain the importance of fat as an essential nutrient and the role it plays in the human body
3. Identify dietary guidelines to be used for a balanced approach to optimal health and wellness

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Standard 3 Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.6 C, E
10.1.9 C
10.2.6 B
10.2.9 B
10.4.6 B
10.4.9 B