Healthy Living for TeensPresented by: Carson Sheppard April 9th, 2012
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.
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: 1. Oatmeal with chopped nuts, raisins, a slide banana or slice strawberries 2. Add some fresh fruit to a low fat yogurt topped with some granola or chopped nuts 3. Whole grain toast or a bagel with peanut butter
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
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.
Satisfying Suppers• Stir Fry • Add a small salad to vegetables with shrimp, chicken or each of the delicious tofu dinner ideas below and• Chicken fajitas you will be able to finish with guacamole your night strong and and salsa• Broiled salmon or energized chicken with vegetables• Baked potato with vegetables or chili toppings
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
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
How Much Sleep DoYou Need?• Set a regular bed time • It is recommended that• Exercise regularly• Avoid caffeine after 4 teens sleep 8.5 to 9 pm hours each night.• Relax you mind• Limit daytime naps However, if you have• Create the right difficulty waking in the sleeping environment morning, are falling• Wake up with a bright light asleep in classes, here are some tips