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Body Image

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Find answers to questions about body image.

HHS. Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Information Center

Hear young women talk about their thoughts on body image. Watch them speak their minds in movie clips, or read what they say.

HHS. Office on Women's Health. National Women's Health Information Center

Read about different ways you can deal with body image issues.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A healthy body needs nutrients (like vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates) for growth, development, energy, and running all of our body systems. Those nutrients should come mainly from the food you eat. Just as cars need gasoline to run, your body needs food to keep it going. Dining Decision Game gives you ideas about the best food to select from the school cafeteria for lunch.

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Students take a quick oral quiz on television, advertising, and body image. Then they use an "Ad Decoder" (critical questions) to examine advertisements that are aimed at them. They also discuss how messages about body image can affect health.

HHS. Office on Women's Health

Welcome your pregnant body and overcome body image concerns with these ideas.