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Bodyworks logoAbout BodyWorks

A toolkit for healthy teens and strong families.

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Bodyworks is a program designed to improve family eating and activity habits. Bodyworks focuses on providing hands-on tools to make small, specific behavior changes to increase healthy eating and physical activity. It is family focused, but can be relevant to anyone who chooses and/or prepares meals for themselves or their families. There are 8 90-minute workshop sessions focusing on physical activity, healthy eating, cooking, shopping, reading nutrition labels, making healthy decisions and goal setting. The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan has implemented Bodyworks in many different settings from schools, churches, and even senior living facilities.

Upcoming Trainings:

If you would like to register for a training, please fill out the online form.

For more information contact La Nita Pickett at 800-482-1455 or [email protected]

BodyWorks Resources:

BodyWorks Toolkit (Orange Folder):*
Weekly Planner
Best Journal Ever: Food and Fitness Diary
Eating Disorders & Obesity
BodyWorks Shopping List
View the entire BodyWorks Toolkit

Are you a BodyWorks leader? Find out more information on the BodyWorks Leader Information page.

The Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, developed BodyWorks following two years of formative research.

*This information was created by the HHS Office on Women's Health.

For more information, please contact LaNita Pickett at 313-259-1574 or [email protected].