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The health principles in the Model for Healthy Body Image and Weight provide the framework for the Healthy Bodies curriculum lessons, and have also been translated into a set of Healthy Body Building Blocks for children. Rather than promoting fear by warning children what to avoid, each Building Block teaches students what they should embrace to maintain health and integrity in the face of negative pressures.