Healthy Eating in the Teen Years – is it possible?

Teenage Girls Eating Pizza

Research has shown that a striking gap exists between what adolescents should be eating (dietary guidelines) and what they are eating1.

I recently had the pleasure of doing an interview with Canadian Living about the challenges of ensuring our teens eat a healthy diet. If you have a teenager in your life, click on the link to find out more about how you can help navigate your adolescent through these perilous junk food years.

http://www.canadianliving.com/moms/teens/teach_your_teen_about_healthy_eating.php

 1. AHA Scientific Statement. Circulation.2005; 112: 2061-2075. doi: 10.1161/​CIRCULATIONAHA.105.169251. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/112/13/2061.full

 

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