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Helping Your Teen Maintain Healthy Habits During the School Year!

By SuperKids Nutrition , 09/30/19, 8:30PM CDT

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You’ve spent years teaching your teen healthy eating and lifestyle habits. Now it is up to them to put these ideas into practice while at school and with their friends.

Teens are eating away from home more with each passing year. Talk to your teen about healthy eating with these helpful tips! 

Your teen (or tween) is not a baby anymore. With age, they have gained maturity, independence, and hopefully a good sense of healthy eating principles and maybe even cook for you too. You’ve spent years teaching them about nutrition and health, but now it’s up to your teen to put these ideas into practice.

But have you thought about what they are up against? As we have heard since the 1990’s, our children live in an obesogenic environment. This means that our current surroundings tend to promote obesity in individuals or populations. It is important to teach your teen strategies to avoid falling into unhealthy eating “traps” that exist all around them.