During Adolescence, the influences of eating habits are numerous. While，Their daily diets are usually short of nutrients or it too much. And then, another important nutrients also lack in some situations. Therefore, teenagers diet should supply variety food, which can offer those who are lack of enough, comprehensive and balanced nutrients.
Adolescence diet means giving them enough nutrients from age 12 to18 years. They will go through several growth spurts during this period. He will become taller and gain weight quickly. Make sure he has a wide variety of food for snacks and meals. This will give him enough nutrients in the food he eats. Nutrients are calories, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals.
Teenagers are often very busy with school, work, and sports schedules. Help teenager plan his day if he will not be home for meals. Send healthy snacks or packed lunches with him. This will help him avoid filling up on “junk” food or high fat foods. They may need extra snacks to take with them or meals they can prepare quickly. Please attention:
Breakfast: A glass of milk (Avoid coffee or tea as it contains caffeine that can interfere with calcium absorption) .A bowl of porridge of mixed cereals, or a sandwich prepared with brown bread and raw vegetables. Lunch: a bowl of soup, two wheat pancakes, a vegetable preparation, a pulse preparation, a small bowl of yoghurt. Dinner: A bowl of rice, a cup of yoghurt, bland vegetable and pulse preparation,
a slice of sponge cake.
Foods in the diet should be rich in energy and nutrients. Providing calories in the form of sugary or fatty snacks can mean nutrient intake is compromised, so teenagers should be encouraged to choose a variety of foods from the other basic food groups: Plenty of starchy carbohydrates – bread, rice, pasta, breakfast cereals, chapattis, couscous and potatoes, plenty of fruit and vegetables and at least five portions every day.