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Introducing Media-Smart Youth, an exciting program
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Narrator: for young people ages 11 to 13. Created by the National Institutes of Health, Media-Smart Youth helps young people navigate our complex media world and empowers them to make thoughtful decisions
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Narrator: about nutrition and physical activity. In the process, they learn skills that can help them lead healthier lives.
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Narrator: There’s no denying the power and pervasiveness of media. And with today’s mobile devices, media and advertising play an even bigger role in the lives of youth.
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Media-Smart Youth guide

Media-Smart Youth Lesson 1

Different pages from the Media-Smart Youth guide
Narrator: You can help young people better understand media and its connection to their health by leading a Media-Smart Youth program in your community! Our free, proven program provides everything you need.
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Narrator: The lessons give young people a chance to learn by doing. They discover healthy snack recipes and learn fun ways to be physically active. They also create media products of their own to encourage their friends to eat healthy and move more.

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Media-Smart Youth binder and DVD

TEXT ON SCREEN: For more info and to get the FREE program materials, visit or call 1-800-370-2943.
Narrator: Give youth the skills they need to be media-savvy—and healthy—with the free Media-Smart Youth program!