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I chose this article because, it provides with the information of healthy teenagers, their eating habits, what all they should eat and what not.

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Research Articles on Chosen Target Group [image001.gif] Good Eating Habits Below are 8 dietary habits, which you should follow: 1. Never Overeat: Overeating is one of the most common and dangerous dietary habits. It often leads to obesity, which is a factor in many other diseases. When you eat more, the digestive tract and other organs get stressed, which can lead to the overworking and weakening of those areas. Always eat in moderation. In fact, eating small meals several times a day instead of one or two large meals is probably better for most people. 2. Never Under Eat : All forms of under eating like skipping meals, or eating only limited foods will lead to poor nutrition. ...read more.


The food just sits there, undigested through the night, so that when you wake up you feel full and sluggish. So, to add vitality in your life, start having your meals at the grandma time! 4. Do not follow rigid diet: You would have come across people who have very rigid eating patterns and who consume only a limited selection of foods. Though we all have certain preferences or biases, but following a very rigid diet is usually not in our best interest. It can lead to serious nutritional deficiencies, which can cause major health problems. So, next time when some one offers you a new dish doesn't assume that you won't like it, without even trying it. ...read more.


This saves a lot of wear and tear on the stomach and digestive tract, helping us easily breaks down the food and utilizes the nutrients contained in it. 8. Get prepared to eat: Apart from preparing the food with love and care we should take out time to prepare ourselves. By prepare we mean psychologically make our selves ready to receive nourishment, such as with a little prayer or some quiet time, This gives us a chance to get the most out of our meal. [image002.gif] Bullet Points on article/related to brief [image004.jpg] I found this article on:- [1]http://www.daawat.com/resources/feature/goodeatinghabits.htm I chose this article because, it provides with the information of healthy teenagers, their eating habits, what all they should eat and what not. This is the food pyramid for healthy teenagers:- [image006.jpg] This quantity of food a healthy teenager must have per day. ...read more.

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