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Is your Teen Obese? – Here are the foods to be given!

Fruits and Vegetables
Fruits and Vegetables

Veggies and fruits such as apples, cherry tomatoes and baby carrots are convenient, simple and healthy snacks for teenagers. All children or teens should consume at least 5 servings of vegetables and fruits daily, says The Childhood Obesity Foundation.

Fiber
Fiber

According to the University of Hawaii, fiber can help reduce weight in obese teens. Fiber can help control appetite and play a vital role in weight maintenance. Fiber-rich foods include fresh vegetables and fruits, beans, whole grains and nuts.

Eating Together
Eating Together

Children who eat meals together with their family are more likely to consume healthier foods and thus maintain healthier weight than children who don’t, according to The Childhood Obesity Foundation.

Say No to Soda and Junk Food!!!
Say No to Soda and Junk Food!!!

Soda contains zero calories and is rich in sugar, making it a major contributor to the obesity problem according to the California Center for Public Health Advocacy. It is also said that more than half of all teens drink one serving of juice or soda per day. Therefore, replace junk and processed foods with healthier and nutritious ones.

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