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Healthy Habits For Teenagers Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Habits For Teenagers.

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The Benefits of Eating Together

"Come and get it!" It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a mealtogether? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an eveni...  Read more

Say Good Night to Junk Sleep

Do you have to hit the snooze button over and over before you can finally drag yourself out of bed in the morning? Are you nodding off in math class on a regular basis? If you’re exhausted all the time but you don’t know why, your electro...  Read more

Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  Read more

The Sleep Quiz

Snoring is a common problem, especially among men, but it isn’t harmful. (True / False)   You can “cheat” on the amount of sleep you get. (True / False)   It is important to maint...  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

What is your favorite bbq dish? A healthy one and
Updated 7/4/2015 7:57:16 PM

What is your favorite bbq dish? A healthy one and a not so healthy one!...  Read more

Eating healthy for few weeks now and when i monito
Updated 7/3/2015 10:49:38 AM

Eating healthy for few weeks now and when i monitor my calorie breakdown i noticed my protein is always severely low. im vegetarian for almost all days. So this means no eggs poultry or meat in the house. Anyone with tips on decent tasting protein?...  Read more

Ugh! Packed a healthy lunch and left it on the cou
Updated 7/1/2015 11:02:04 AM

Ugh! Packed a healthy lunch and left it on the counter at home. Thank goodness Subway is close to work....  Read more

Free food at work has been the bane of my healthy
Updated 7/1/2015 1:06:10 PM

Free food at work has been the bane of my healthy eating efforts for the past 2 days. What do you do when cookies, pizza, and doughnuts are shoved under your nose at work? This compulsive over eater is struggling....  Read more

Today is my first day on the road to a healthier m
Updated 6/30/2015 1:33:31 PM

Today is my first day on the road to a healthier me! I am 19 days postpartum and reality is starting to sit in that I gained 70lbs while being pregnant. 19 days ago I was 272lbs today I am 245. Only 95lbs more to go! Please help me stay motivated!!!...  Read more

Teenagers, Show Me,Don't Tell Me

My daughter who is 18 is probably in the obese category. I have asked her directly to take a look at SparkTeen but she refuses. What I realized is that the indirect approach seems to have more effect. I make sure to track when she is in the room. I...  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Your Genes Might Make Fried Foods More Fattening

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison Chicago TribuneKevin Trudeau, who for decades fraudulently sold weight-loss books and programs via infomercials, h...  Read more

The Problem of Childhood Obesity: How You Can Be Part of the Solution

The topic of childhood obesity is interesting to me, both personally and professionally.  My job is to help people create a healthier lifestyle, and I’m also the mother of three small children.  But I’ll be honest, when I see st...  Read more