Teen Nutrition

University of Minnesota. Leadership, Education, and Training Program in Maternal and Child Nutrition.

Provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition issues in teens from obesity to eating disorders to reproductive health and more.

DHHS. OWH. National Women's Health Information Center.

Provides information on how to use MyPyramid and determine nutrient needs.

DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.

An FDA campaign offering information for youth, encouraging them to seek out the Nutrition Facts on the food label, understand the information it provides, and use it for making healthful choices.

USDA. ARS. Food Surveys Research Group.

Highlights adolescent snacking patterns, and assesses nutrient intake and calorie intake from snacks based on 2005-2006 NHANES data. Published October 2010.

Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth.

Provides a list of resources for teens to learn about making healthy choices. Also includes information on steroids, strength training, and eating disorders.

DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.

An interactive program to help 11 to 13-year olds think critically about how the media can affect food and physical activity choices.