Food for Thought: Why Teens Are What They Eat

Last Updated: February 2021 We’ve all heard the adage “you are what you eat,” but what you may not know is that a growing body of research suggests the saying is credible. Nutrition plays an influential role in both mental and physical health – especially as adolescents and young adults are developing and growing. Learn…

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Nutrition as Self-Care

Last Updated: February 2021 In mental health treatment, your teenager learned the value of eating healthy and maintaining good nutrition. They learned about the importance of self-care and how to proactively promote wellness in ways to show they accept and love themselves. One of the most important things your teen can do for his or…

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How Nutrition Affects Teen Mental Health

Last Updated: February 2021 Increasingly these days, there is less time to eat, and your teenager may be more likely to indulge in cravings for unhealthy foods, especially when it comes to accessibility and availability. Though your teen may not think much about what he or she is putting into his or her body, what…

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