This article will help you learn about healthy choices for growing and developing choices.
A Teen's Guide to Nutrition & Healthy Eating
What You Need to Know about Nutrients, Calories and More teens.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_a
Print it off and share it with your mother so you can use it as a guide as you are planning meals and snacks.
This blog and the information linked it can help you and mom with your weekly meal planning since keeping healthier options in the house is a key step to change.
Meal Planning Basics www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=one_step_
The Getting Started Guide will help you take steady steps to using the tools on our site to help you set and reach small goals to begin to take small steps forward to living a healthier lifestyle. teens.sparkpeople.com/myspark/get_started.
Remember that healthy living is a marathon race for life and not a quick sprint and done race. Take small steps, set small goals, learn new ways to shop and cook and you will make the progress you want to see that you can sustain for the rest of your long and happy life. Plus, if you and mom work on it together -- you will create a lifelong bond that can't be broken as well.