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Health Topics - Teens 13 to 17

13-17 Years: Teenagers eating habits may change as they gain more independent

  • Body Image and Eating Disorders

    What is Body Image? Body image is the mental picture you have of your body. A healthy body image is when you feel comfortable with your body and accept the way you look. An unhealthy body image is when you feel uncomfortable, embarrassed on unhappy with your body. What are Eating Disorders? Eating disorders are […]

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  • Fast Food Facts

    Eating on the Run When people are in a rush, we often like to eat a quick meal at a fast food restaurant. What you might not know is that you can live in the fast lane and still make healthy food choices. It just takes a little more planning. Fast food meals tend to […]

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  • Teen Nutrition

    Although healthy habits begin to develop early in your child’s life, it’s not too late when they are teenagers! While it’s sometimes difficult to see, teenagers are still strongly influenced by the choices and behaviour of their parents or caregivers. Influence your teenager’s eating habits: Continue to offer regular family meals with no TV or […]

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