Saturday, May 26, 2012

Health Matters

There is cause for concern when it comes to the health of teens. Various studies, including the one referred to below, indicate that the health of many teens is at risk in ways that could affect them for years to come.

Teen Diabetes: Cases Double, Other Heart Risks Still High
The number of teens in the U.S. with diabetes or prediabetes has skyrocketed in the last decade, jumping from 9 to 23 percent, new data finds. Other cardiovascular risk factors, including high blood pressure and bad ...

However, there are various strategies to enable teens eat in health-giving ways. The blog below identifies 10.

Ten Ways to Teach Teens Healthy Eating | Hope Coaching with ...
The eating habits developed during adolescence will form the foundation for a lifetime. Here's how to help your teen practice healthy eating habits.

But here is the question. In your youth group, when it comes to meals and snacks, are you as the leader part of the problem or part of the solutions?
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