Focus on making healthy food and beverage choices from all five food groups including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy to get the nutrients you need. Eat the right amount of calories for you based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.
As children get older, they start making their own decisions about many things that are important to them. They select what they wear every day, listen to music that they like, and spend time with friends that they choose. This booklet provides small and doable steps that help teens get healthier.
How much physical activity do you get? As a teenager, physical activity is important, not just for your future health, but for looking and feeling your best now. This quiz will help you figure out if you are active enough whether it is through a formal exercise program or fun activities.
Try these free online learning games about nutrition and healthy eating. Whether at home or school, our interactive games and tools will teach children and teens about healthy eating, exercise, and where their food comes from. These online games are not only fun, but parents and teachers like them because they are educational too!