Center for Young Women's Health

Project Healthy Lifestyle


Welcome to Project Healthy Lifestyle (PHL), a unique "Train-the-Trainer" guide for teen peer leaders and others who want to teach and motivate youth to be healthy and fit. PHL emphasizes the importance of balancing nutrition and exercise as the key to a healthy life.


For Peer Leaders, Educators, and Healthcare Professionals:

Facilitator's Guide and Project Healthy Lifetyle Curriculum


The Project Healthy Lifestyle curriculum consists of a facilitator's guide, four modules (which include PowerPoint "Talking Points", health guides, games and/or activities), and three PowerPoint presentations. The modules can be used separately or as part of a series of lessons about healthy eating and fun fitness.

For Teens:

Health Guides

We welcome our readers to print our materials for their own personal use, and for the following additional purposes: (1) Personal learning for yourself, family members, or friends, (2) Distribution for educational purposes in a classroom or clinical setting, and (3) Distribution at health fairs.


When you print our materials to give them out in the contexts noted above, you must print and distribute each document completely, so that it includes the original header, footer, logos and copyright information, with no modifications or exclusions.


If you are interested in a more extensive public use of our materials, please click here to request permission. Please allow 14-21 days for a response to your request.


Please remember, nothing on this web site should be considered medical advice, which can only be given to you by your personal health care provider. Material available at is intended as general health information, not as a recommendation for treatment. The Center for Young Women's Health advises families to discuss all information and questions related to health care with a health care professional.


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