Tips for Picky Eaters

Tips for Picky Eaters

There are kids who are just picky on what they eat. It is not just mainly because they don’t want to eat. There are many factors behind this. A kid’s eating habit may be affected by his or her feelings during feeding time. A kid who feels tired or even upset may not want to […]

How Energy Drinks Can Affect You

How Energy Drinks Can Affect You

Energy drinks have become popular nowadays, especially among teenagers and young adults. Drinking them can provide instant energy for people who feel a bit sluggish during the day. However, it seems that energy drinks may not be as safe as people thought it to be. There have been increasing reports of people hospitalized for energy […]

Portion Control Tips for Teenagers

Portion Control Tips for Teenagers

Obesity has become a serious problem among teenagers today. One of the main reasons why many teens are at risk of being overweight is over-consumption of food. Sometimes, it is not the teen’s fault why they consume so much food. The increasing portion sizes are also partly to blame. Many teens today eat way more […]

High Cholesterol Levels In Young Adults

High Cholesterol Levels In Young Adults

People may generally think that high cholesterol levels may only be a concern for older, middle aged adults. But due to the changes in the way humans lived as well as the general lifestyles that they follow, this concern may now be increasingly affecting younger adults as well. Doctors have been seeing an increase of […]

Young Vegetarians Face Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Young Vegetarians Face Risk of Developing Eating Disorders

Vegetarianism and its many sub-categories offer number of health benefits including lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and even decreased risks of cancer and heart disease (including ischaemic heart disease). A properly planned vegetarian diet can meet the nutritional needs of people at any age and improve overall health. Vegetarianism has steadily grown over the past several years. Its popularity has spread to teenagers who, unfortunately, may be at a higher risk of developing serio…

Secrets to Healthy Snacking

Secrets to Healthy Snacking

As teens, you are aware that some snacks are just not as good for you as others. The problem is how to put what you know in practice. What you should eat?In a survey conducted by Kidshealth.org, it was shown that most teens aged 13-18 know which foods are good for snacks and which ones are not. This is good because the first step to snacking healthy is to know foods to go for. A lot of teens are also making healthy snack choices, choosing whole-grains, yogurt, fruits and veggies over chips and j…

Exercise Logs for Teens

Exercise Logs for Teens

One of the best ways to stay fit is by getting enough daily exercise. As much as possible, teens are recommended to have at least 60 minutes of strenuous activity on an everyday basis. That is why it is best that they keep an exercise log for themselves. The good thing about an exercise log is that it helps teens stay motivated throughout their whole routine. In addition to this, it aids them in achieving their goals regarding getting fit. So if you miss your Tuesday exercise, you can do it on t…

Fitness Tips for Teens

Fitness Tips for Teens

Nowadays, kids are having a hard time to stay fit. This is because of the fact that after school, there are several activities that they have to accomplish, ranging from homeworks to out-of-school activities. But whenever they exercise, it may not be sufficient for them when it all accounts to staying fit and all that. One of these exercises that fall under this category is running. It may be good for them, but it may not be enough. Aerobic activities before strength training One of the things m…

Choosing The Right Sport For You

Choosing The Right Sport For You

A lot of kids enjoy playing different sports. There are even kids who are good a number of sports that choosing just one sport to pursue in school can be difficult. Fun factorSome people have difficulty deciding which sports to pursue because they have never participated in a truly organized sport before and aren’t sure what to expect. Some can’t decide because they aren’t sure which sport they enjoy playing most. And then there are those who can’t choose because, although they enjoy playing a c…

Eating Breakfast May Beat Teen Obesity

Eating Breakfast May Beat Teen Obesity

Teen obesity has always been a problem among the youth today. But new studies show that it can be prevented by eating a healthy breakfast. It has been said that teenagers who opt for a healthy diet in their breakfast are more likely to become physically fit than those who skip the first meal of the day. In addition, over time, they tend to lose weight and have lower body masses. Though some teens think that skipping breakfast lowers their calorie intake, this notion has been proven wrong. Adoles…