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Eating tips for teenagers

Most teenagers across the world are facing a health crisis. Their diets are high in fat and sugar, low in fruits vegetables and many essential nutrients. Teenagers do not get enough exercise and are spending more time in solitary, sedentary activities like watching TV and playing video or computer games. Unfortunately most teenagers do not have a balanced diet. Adolescents' buy unhealthy takeaway foods that fail to meet the recommended dietary requirements for caloric and nutrient intake. In fact teens receive the majority of their calories from processed foods. The obsession with thinness is making girls and boys diet at younger and younger ages. This is stunting their growth in height and compromising their health by restricting their food intake. The incidence of eating disorders is also on the rise even as childhood obesity and teenage obesity afflict more and more children. More...

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Almonds

Image: Almonds_01.jpg The Almond, known as the king of nuts, is highly nutritious. Rich in almost all the elements needed by the body, this sweet nut is an effective health building food, both for the body and mind and a valuable food for many common ailments.Bitter almonds are not considered edible as they contain prussic acid, a deadly poison but they are used commercially for producing almond oil, perfume and cosmetics More...

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This section contains unbiased, carefully researched, condensed information about ingredients, methodologies, equipment, techniques and recipes, and also provides links to the latest news. It is pledged to help us make informed decisions about what we put inside our bodies.

The sustaining core of this section is the belief that how we eat and what we eat is at the heart of who we are…. as individuals, as families and as communities.

We also believe that while food is a necessity for survival, it is also a metaphor replete with layers of meaning- food is love, joy, memories, comfort and refuge. Its consumption involves all five senses and impacts our well-being in a manner that is unique. We hope that this section will help us understand food and drink as health and happiness

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Drinking Water

  • Half or more of your body weight is water
  • Available fresh water amounts to less than one half of one percent of all the water on Earth. The rest is sea water, or is frozen in the polar ice. Fresh water is naturally renewable only by rainfall, at the rate of 40-50,000 cubic km per year.
  • In India, some households pay a staggering 25 percent of their income on water.
  • Poor residents of Lima, Peru, pay private vendors as much as $3 for a cubic meter for buckets of often-contaminated water while the more affluent pay 30 cents per cubic meter for treated municipal tap water.
  • More than five million people, most of them children, die every year from illnesses caused by drinking poor-quality water. More....

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