14.7 million teens in the USA are considered obese today and sadly so many suffer from eating disorders.
Most teens eat way too many processed foods such as sodas, energy drinks, chips, and candy. As teens start to develop poor nutrition habits at a young age they really struggle in their later years. Poor nutrition habits at a young age can lead to nasty chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. And we are now seeing these diseases show up much earlier in our teens and early 20’s which is very scary.
As we know teens also struggle with skin issues. A diet consisting of mostly processed foods can really make things worse as hormone levels also become out of balance.
What’s the solution? EAT REAL FOOD
Our diet should consist of real foods such as, Meats, veggies, fruit, nuts and seeds, and some starches (potatoes, rice, quinoa). Eating real food helps our body and mind grow properly, provides us with sustainable energy throughout the day, and of course sets us up for better quality of life as we age.
Real food can also have a drastic effect on our mood, attitude and mental health which is a big issue this day in age.
Also a teen