|Scooped by Sophie Ferrone|
P = problems with unhealthy eating behaviors
B = benefits of a healthy diet
S = suggestions for healthy eating
P= teens especially don't cook for themselves or don't know anything about nutrition which leads them into buying unhealthy fast food on the go.
P= if you are busy doing something else while eating, it's harder for you to know when you are full which leads to overeating, to obesity, to health issues later in life
S= eat breakfast everyday with a mixture of carbohydrates, protein, and some healthy fat
S= when eating lunch, if you eat a sandwich try sticking with whole grain breads, lean meat and cheese, darker leafy greens, and hummus/or mustard replacing mayonaisse.
S= try eating raw vegetables such as celery, brocolli, carrots, peas, or any other vegetable on the go. They're easy and healthy for on the go.
S= for drinks, try to avoid sodas and juices, (they have way too much sugar in them). If you want juice, try fresh fruit instead for juice has additive sugars that aren't healthy for you and are empty calories.
S= athletes should drink milk for the calcium and Vitamin D to promote bone health
P= energy drinks and drinks with caffeine are not good especially for teens because it makes your heart have to work harder than it needs to. It can also affect sleeping habits, as well as brain functions
S= Gatorade is good for athletes when working out because it adds lost electrolytes when sweating
S= Pack light before a game/practice then have decent dinner
P= sit down dinners are more healthy than on the go meals