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Healthy Habits For Teenagers Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Habits For Teenagers.

The Benefits of Eating Together

"Come and get it!" It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a mealtogether? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an eveni...  Read more

The SparkPeople Solution for Teens

We're excited to announce the newest addition to the SparkPeople family of websites: www.SparkTeens.com! SparkPeople's mission is to help millions of people get healthy and reach their goals by providing resources and tools completely free of char...  Read more

Note to Parents

As a parent or guardian, we are sure you feel concerned about what your child will be doing online, and we are too. SparkTeens.com was created as a resource for 13- to 17-year-olds. We try to offer age-appropriate information and resources about heal...  Read more

Welcome First SparkTeens Members!

We just launched SparkTeens.com at the end of August 2007, so you are one of our first members! Welcome! SparkTeens is unique—just like you are. It's the only online diet and fitness program geared towards teenagers, AND the first healthy livi...  Read more

Note to Teachers

Are you ready to help your students improve their overall health and fitness levels? SparkTeens was created as a resource for 13- to 17-year-olds. We try to offer age-appropriate information and resources about health, nutrition, fitness and weight...  Read more

Over 50 and ready to be healthy
Updated 4/23/2014 3:17:31 PM

I joined SparkPeople some time ago but I'm feeling more motivated now since the weight has been creeping up along with my age! My weight has been fluctuating due to thyroid issues. It's been a little over a year since I completed radiation for breast...  Read more

Healthy life style!
Updated 4/23/2014 3:17:18 PM

Hello friends. Losing weight its a very long journey. We realy need to support one another....  Read more

Healthy journey. Where to begin?
Updated 4/22/2014 10:54:09 PM

I am sick of feeling uncomfortable in my clothes and addicted to carbs and junk, but I am not sure where and how I start this new health journey. I have gone through my diets before but I don't follow through. I feel like I have to be in the right...  Read more

That ONE habit that irks you.
Updated 4/23/2014 8:04:22 PM

I am talking about our friends and/or loved ones who we love or really like a LOT save for that "one" little thing they do that bother the crap outta ya! My fiancÚ - she sometimes hears the content of what I'm saying in reverse. Example: I...  Read more

Healthy Breakfast Ideas
Updated 4/22/2014 7:14:49 PM

I am recently moved from working at home to working in the office. When I was at home I could fix a healthly breakfast. But now having to be on the go, I have no idea what to eat for breakfast. What are some breakfast ideas that I can take with me in...  Read more

Teenagers, Show Me,Don't Tell Me

My daughter who is 18 is probably in the obese category. I have asked her directly to take a look at SparkTeen but she refuses. What I realized is that the indirect approach seems to have more effect. I make sure to track when she is in the room. I...  Read more

How to avoid "sabotage" snacking

Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Your Genes Might Make Fried Foods More Fattening

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau sentenced to 10 years in prison Chicago TribuneKevin Trudeau, who for decades fraudulently sold weight-loss books and programs via infomercials, h...  Read more

The Problem of Childhood Obesity: How You Can Be Part of the Solution

The topic of childhood obesity is interesting to me, both personally and professionally.  My job is to help people create a healthier lifestyle, and I’m also the mother of three small children.  But I’ll be honest, when I see st...  Read more