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A Teen Diet Plan for a Whole Week | Healthy Eating | SF Gate
Back to Eat well. As a teenager, your body is going through many physical changes — changes that need to be supported by a healthy, balanced diet. By eating a varied and balanced diet as shown in the Eatwell Guide , you should be able to get all the energy and nutrients you need from the food and drink you consume, allowing your body to grow and develop properly. Eating healthily doesn't have to mean giving up your favourite foods. It simply means eating a variety of foods and cutting down on food and drinks high in fat and sugar, such as sugary fizzy drinks, crisps, cakes and chocolate. These foods should be eaten less often and in smaller amounts.
Experts believe the number of people living with diabetes will rise dramatically over the next 40 years. If current trends continue, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC , as many as one in three adults could have the disease by And about 79 million American adults now have prediabetes, a condition marked by above-normal blood sugar levels that aren't high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.
Teenage or adolescence is a crucial phase of our life. It is at this age that several hormonal changes take place within our body. It is also the growth phase and hence, special attention is required for the overall fitness of the body and mind.