Statement of Intent
Healthy Buddies™ empowers elementary school children to live healthier lives by providing them with knowledge about, as well as encouraging positive attitudes toward, the three components of health:
- Physical activity or Go Move!
- Nutrition or Go Fuel!
- Mental health or Go Feel Good!
These three components are represented by the three colours in the Healthy Buddies rainbow, an icon that demonstrates the equal importance of each theme.
The Healthy Buddies Program…
- includes all materials for program delivery
- provides an excellent opportunity to team teach
- requires 2–3 hours each week
- addresses a variety of learning outcomes
- was developed by doctors and educators
- has demonstrated results