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Body - Eating

Eating well is not always easy for teens. Hanging with friends can lead to frequent stops at fast food restaurants and not so healthy snacking. During puberty your body has increased needs for calories and key nutrients, including protein and calcium. This section can help you to figure out what foods your body needs to keep you alert; able to focus and maintain the energy you need to stay active.

If you are struggling with healthy eating and are concerned that you may have an eating disorder, there are also sites for you!

Proper nutrition

Canada's Food Guide

Healthy Canadians and Health Canada

Eating disorders

Last Modified: Thursday, December 31, 2015 |
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