Healthy Eating for Pre-Teens and Teens

Healthy Eating for Pre-Teens and Teens

In a super-size-me world, Leslie Beck provides strategies for making healthy food choices and establishing good eating habits for life.

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“Adolescence is a critical period for developing healthy eating and exercise habits, and the guidance provided in this book is invaluable for parents of young men and women.” —Chris Carmichael, personal coach to seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong and author of Chris Carmichael’s Food for Fitness.

Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens is a practical family guide that covers every aspect of essential nutrition to help raise healthy teens.

Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens includes:

  • How to determine a healthy body weight
  • All the facts on carbohydrates, protein, fat, water, and other fluids
  • Making healthy food choices when eating at home and school, and in restaurants and food courts
  • Nutrition advice for vegetarian teens
  • Weight control strategies for teens
  • Nutrition advice for sports
  • Understanding and dealing with eating disorders
  • Over 60 healthy recipes for breakfasts, school lunches, dinners on the fly, and snacks

“A comprehensive nutrition book aimed at teens that also includes terrific information for the whole family. It includes the most up-to-date information that will help your teen form a great foundation for a healthy lifestyle.”
—Sally Brown, CEO, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

“Parents and teens need all the help they can get, including nutrition advice. This book is so practical and thorough that I plan to share it with my daughter and son.”
—Linda Lewis, editor-in-chief, Today’s Parent magazine

“Teenagers are constantly confronted with fast food, poor cafeteria choices, and eating on the go. Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens provides them with straightforward, useable tools for making the right food choices.” —Dr. Marla Shapiro, medical consultant, CTV