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Healthy Living


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Healthy Living

  1. 1. Healthy Living for Teens Presented by: Alexis Caesar 4/12/12
  2. 2. Purpose• Juggling school work, athletics, a part-time job and a social life with friends, it’s no wonder teenagers 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.• Throughout this presentation, click the arrow button to advance to the next slide.4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  3. 3. 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 butter4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  4. 4. 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• School Cafeteria4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  5. 5. 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 Alexis Caesar
  6. 6. • Add a small salad to each of the delicious dinner ideas below andSatisfying Suppers you will be able to finish yourStir Fry vegetables with shrimp, night strong and energizedchicken or tofuChicken fajitas with guacamole andsalsaBroiled salmon or chicken withvegetablesBaked potato with vegetable or chilitoppings4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  7. 7. 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 cranberries4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  8. 8. 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 – Dancing4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  9. 9. Exercise Video4/12/2012 Alexis Caesar
  10. 10. • 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 your 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 Alexis Caesar