“Healthy Living for Teens” Shanique Heard April 10,20124/12/2012 shanique heard
Purpose• Juggling school work, • Throughout this athletics, a part-time presentation, click the job and a social life arrow button to with friends, it’s no advance to the next wonder teenagers slide. today struggle to live a healthy lifestyle.• This presentation is a guide for teens on how to eat healthy, stay fit, and live a balance free life.4/12/2012 shanique heard
Maintain a Healthy Diet • Jumpstart your day by eating a well-balanced breakfast. Here are some quick prep, delicious, high protein breakfast ideas to try: • Oatmeal with chopped nuts, raisins, a slide banana or slice strawberries • Add some fresh fruit to a low fat yogurt topped with some granola or chopped nuts • Whole grain toast or a bagel with peanut butter 4/12/2012 shanique heard
Healthy Lunch Ideas• Egg or tuna salad on whole wheat bread with lettuce and tomato and a piece of fruit on the side• Turkey on whole wheat wrap with lettuce• Salad with lots of colorful veggies 4/12/2012 shanique heard
Pack a Lunch with a Punch • Lunch time in the school cafeteria is most likely a time where eating lunch is not a priority and socializing with your friends is. Here are some easy to eat, healthy lunch ideas to help you finish your school day strong and energized. 4/12/2012 shanique heard
• Add a small salad toSatisfying Suppers each of the delicious• Stir Fry vegetables with shrimp, chicken or tofu dinner ideas below and• Chicken fajitas with guacamole and salsa you will be able to finish• Broiled salmon or chicken with vegetables your night strong and• Baked potato with vegetable or chili toppings energized4/12/2012 shanique heard
Smart Snaking Ideas• Whole wheat pretzels with spicy mustard• Rice cakes with peanut butter and raisins• Low fat yogurt topped with fresh fruit• Fresh cut veggies and hummus• Trail mix—combine whole grain oats, chopped walnuts, and dried cranberries 4/12/2012 shanique heard
Why Exercise is Wise • Experts agree that teens should get 60 minutes or more of moderate vigorous exercise each day. • Aerobic exercise includes – Biking – Running – Swimming – Dancing 4/12/2012 shanique heard
• It is recommended thatHow Much Sleep DoYou Need? teens sleep 8.5 to 9• Set a regular bed time hours each night.• Exercise regularly• Avoid caffeine after 4 pm However, if you have• Relax you mind• Limit daytime naps difficulty waking in the• Create the right sleeping environment morning, are falling• Wake up with a bright light asleep in classes, here are some tips4/12/2012 shanique heard
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