Adolescence is a period of rapid growthand bodily developments for teenagers.This period usually ranges from about 12 to19 years. Not only are there physicalchanges in the body, but the need fornutrition increases. Therefore their mealsmust provide ample energy and nutrientsnecessary to meet the body’s demands.
Teenagers seem to spend every spared moment theyhave on the social networking sites, so much so thattheir health seem to be taking a back seat. One ofthe biggest problems with teenagers is the lack ofactivities done. Even moderate activities likechores, dancing and cycling can make a difference.Physical activities have been replaced withfacebook, blogging, twitter etc…… Eating healthy is apart of the healthy lifestyle practice. Eating habitsand healthy diets is suffering and has been replacedwith a quick fix of fast food or any junk. These mealsare now considered a diet for teenagers.
ONLY COMPUTERS EATING FAST FOOD &FASHIONABLE JUNK TEENS RESULTS – OBESITY & NO EXERCISE DIABETIES
It is encouraged that you eat regulate your eatingpatterns and habits. Healthy meals should be eatentwo to three times a day with a variety of foods. Foodsfrom the SIX FOOD GROUPS should be in-cooperated inthe diet. They are:• Fats• Food From Animal• Staples• Legume• Fruits & Vegetables• Water
For healthier lifestyle regular exercise should accompany yourhealthy eating habits. It is suggested that you do somephysical activity or exercise (preferably out door) for at least15 to 30 minutes 3 to 5 days a week. What ever physicalactivity you like can be done as or included in your exercise.Exercise in the early morning will stimulate your brain. If donein the evening, it will assist in relaxing you after a long day. KITE FLYING SURFING
Video showing teenagers do a warm exercise routine before dancing
BENEFITS OF EXERCISE• Burns excess fats and sugars• Reduces chances of developing chronic diseases• Increases energy level• Provides a sense of well being• Stimulates the brain to think• Assist in blood circulation
HEALTHY EATING DO’S & DON’T’SDO’S• Eat plenty fruits and vegetable• Drink at least 6 glasses of water a day• Regulate your eating patterns and habits• Eat healthy snacksDON’T’S• Avoid eating pre-packaged foods• Do not smoke• Reduce alcohol intake• Do not eat too much fatty and sugary foods
+ REGULAREXERCISE HEALTHY EATING= + WEIGHT LOSS REDUCE CHANCES OF GETTING SICK
REMEMBER – healthy eating and regular exerciseresults in a prolonged healthier life…………. THE END