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Health Information For Teens
You may have heard that you should eat 5 servings of fruit and vegetables a day — which works out to a total of about 2½ cups. But experts actually recommend getting even more than that amount.
There are no limits on the quantities of tasty fruits and veggies you can enjoy — unless, of course, you load ’em up with butter or dressing, or deep-fry them! But many of us still find it hard to fit fruit and veggies into our meals.
Here are some ideas to help you get into the 5-a-day (or more!) habit:
Use these breakfast planning ideas to select healthy foods that satisfy your taste buds and get you on your way fast.
You don’t need to be a dietitian to figure out how to make healthy food choices. Before grabbing a shopping cart and heading for the aisles, read this article to make grocery shopping a snap.
We all know the importance of eating well. But how are you supposed to do so when your schedule is so demanding you’re never at home? Find out how to make healthy food choices on the go.
Healthy snacks are essential for busy teens. Find out how eating nutritious snacks throughout the day can keep your energy level high and your mind alert.
Some of the best and most delicious foods have loads of fiber. Find out how to get your fill of fiber!
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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