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  1. 1. Healthy Living for Teens Taariq Hamilton 4/12/20124/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton
  2. 2. 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 Taariq Hamilton
  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: • 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 Taariq Hamilton
  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 4/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton
  5. 5. Pack a Lunch with a Punch • Lunch time in the • School Cafeteria 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 Taariq Hamilton
  6. 6. Satisfying Suppers • Add a small salad• Stir Fry vegetables with shrimp, chicken to each of the or tofu delicious dinner• Chicken fajitas with guacamole and salsa ideas below and• Broiled salmon or you will be able to chicken with vegetables finish your night• Baked potato with strong and vegetable or chili toppings energized4/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton
  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 cranberries 4/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton
  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 – Dancing 4/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton
  9. 9. How Much Sleep DoYou Need?•• Set a regular bed time Exercise regularly • It is recommended•• Avoid caffeine after 4 pm Relax you mind that teens sleep 8.5•• Limit daytime naps Create the right sleeping to 9 hours each• environment Wake up with a bright light night. However, if you have difficulty waking in the morning, are falling asleep in classes, here are some tips4/12/2012 Taariq Hamilton