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Dr. William Coutts ii
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Teen Nutrition (Overview)

Teen nutrition refers to the diet of teenagers. This is becoming an increasingly important issue with the rise of childhood obesity.


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Teen nutrition and exercise app anyone?

Teen nutrition and exercise app anyone?

See below: I am not an expert on exercise, nutrition, or apps. In looking up news stories on reportedly good nutrition and exercise apps, here is a link to an example of what may exist. See if it helps you. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/fitness-weight-loss-nutrition-apps_n_1371705.html#s803229&title=striiv. ...Read more

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Dr. William Coutts ii
37 doctors shared insights

Teen Nutrition (Overview)

Teen nutrition refers to the diet of teenagers. This is becoming an increasingly important issue with the rise of childhood obesity.


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Teen nutrition and exercise motivators?

Teen nutrition and exercise motivators?

Other teens: Forgive my frankness. You're right to want the best for them. If you're a parent, nagging your teen about food choices and fitness will be ignored and resented. A parent may have some good impact if they life a fitness-focused lifestyle themselves. Otherwise, favorable peer pressure is what gets teens to eat wisely & exercise; of the two, exercise is far more important for health. ...Read more

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Do you know a website or something about about teen nutrition?

Do you know a website or something about about teen nutrition?

Yes: www.healthychildren.org is a web site by pediatricians with information on nutrition for teens www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/adolescents/tweens-and-teens is a government website with information for teens. ( it is quite comprehensive_) ...Read more

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Where could I find a website or something about about teen nutrition?

Address below: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/ try this us govt website on nutrition. ...Read more

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Most people reach max height in late teens w/o nutritional problems and chronic childhood illness height based mainly on genes..Wat do yu mean by that?

Most people reach max height in late teens w/o nutritional problems and chronic childhood illness height based mainly on genes..Wat do yu mean by that?

It means: that your height is genetically determined and you will reach your genetically determined height if you are well nourished, have no chronic illness that can interfere with nutrition or energy metabolism, and are not under unusual physical or emotional stress. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more