Parents who are interested in the quality of snacks at sporting events may be surprised to find chips, crackers, cookies, sugar-sweetened beverages, and desserts shopped around to their little athletes.
The teen years are a time of heightened growth and development, a time when optimal nutrition is critical, and a time when our children’s bodies become adult-like. Yet, many teens have bad habits that sacrifice good nutrition!
As a teen, you are likely familiar with staying up late finishing homework or talking to your friends. Whether you’re staying up late by choice, or because you are extremely busy with sports, extra-curricular activities and schoolwork, the reality is that most teens are simply not getting enough sleep. Between busy schedules and the biological […]
The issues of teen sleep and nutrition are far more important than many people may realize. While they are sometimes discussed, they don’t seem to get the attention they actually deserve, and therefore, the importance of these issues is often minimized. As teenagers, you are gaining independence and making more and more of your decisions […]
Let’s face it…nobody likes to feel pain. By definition, pain is extremely unpleasant and uncomfortable to suffer through. It is also a normal and natural part of life. Teenagers are experiencing a lot of different types of pain at this stage in their lives, sometimes for the very first time. Whether it’s a first heartbreak […]