Healthy eating for teens

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A healthy diet can help you look and feel great. Don't follow the latest food fad: find out the truth about eating well.

Eating well doesn't have to mean giving up all your favourite foods. But your body needs energy and nutrients from food to grow and to work properly. If you don’t eat a healthy, balanced diet, you’re putting your health and growth at risk.

A healthy diet also gives you the energy you need, and can help you to look and feel great.

Beware of fad diets: they’re rarely the way to a healthy weight. Instead, use our tips to help you eat more healthily.

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