01 Jun '11, 8pm

Healthy eating for teenagers

Healthy eating for teenagers

One of the ways adolescents assert their new-found independence is to make more of their own dietary choices, but there are still some ways in which parents can ensure healthy eating for teenagers. Teens aren't likely to be swayed by lectures about nutrition, but they will often grab whatever quick, appetizing foods that parents make available to them. Pre-made healthy sandwiches that are all ready to go in the refrigerator when a teen gets home from school can reduce fast-food temptation while string cheese, all-natural fruit leather, bagged baby carrots, bean burritos and whole-wheat English muffins are easy to take on the go.

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