Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur. Skipping sleep can be harmful — even deadly, particularly if you are behind the wheel. You can look bad, you may feel moody, and you perform poorly. Sleepiness can make it hard to get along with your family and friends […]

Healthy eating for teenagers

Healthy, active young people can have large appetites. If you are a teenager, it’s important to eat well-balanced meals, rather than too many snacks that are high in fat, sugar or salt. What to eat You should eat a healthy balanced diet that matches your energy needs. This means lots of fruit, vegetables and starchy […]