Adolescent Health


DO YOU PICK YOUR SKIN ? Adolescent Health

DO YOU PICK YOUR SKIN ? Do you bite your fingers? Do you have scabs on your fingers from pulling on the skin? Do you have stubby nails from biting them? Is the skin around your nails gnawed? If you are nodding your head to any of these, you may have a condition called Skin Picking Disorder (SPD). It is more common than you think....

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DO ADOLESCENTS NEED SUPPLEMENTS? Adolescent Health

DO ADOLESCENTS NEED SUPPLEMENTS? There is nothing like eating natural, fresh food. Most young adults who eat a well-balanced diet and are generally healthy do not necessarily need supplements. At least for the time being. Though this topic is a little complex. If you are an active individual or an athlete, then your dietary needs differ from a person who leads a more sedentary lifestyle....

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WHY IS PROPER NUTRITION SO IMPORTANT FOR ADOLESCENTS Adolescent Health

WHY IS PROPER NUTRITION SO IMPORTANT FOR ADOLESCENTS Do you feel like you are hungry all the time? Don’t worry. It’s normal. You are growing and developing at a rather impressive rate. The body demands more calories during early adolescence than at any other time of life. On average, boys require about two thousand eight hundred calories per day; and girls, two thousand two hundred...

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BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE Adolescent Health

BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE EASY HEALTHY IDEAS FOR YOUNG ADULTS You may not be the one responsible for grocery shopping and cooking meals at home but that doesn’t mean you cannot make healthy choices for yourself. Don’t underestimate your ability and your influence. You can be a powerful agent of change for your entire family. First and foremost, by setting a good...

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