Life stage - Teenagers' health

Expert advice on how to fuel hungry teens with healthy food.

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A third of first-year uni students face depression...

As many as one in three first-year university students have...

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Sugary drinks affect boys’ behaviour and maths scores

Sugary drinks may negatively affect behaviour and maths scores in...

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New biomarker may help with anorexia screening

Researchers have discovered a biomarker that may help with the...

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Higher fruit and veg intake may help teen...

Secondary school kids who eat a lot of vegetables and...

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The known harms of Instagram for teen girls’...

Facebook officials had internal research in March 2020 showing that...

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50 easy ways to eat more fruit and...

Eat more vegetables and fruit. Yes, we know — we’ve...

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How to support a vegetarian child

So your child wants to become a vegetarian? Before you...

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Youth depression and anxiety doubles during pandemic

Depression and anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents have doubled...

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Children missing out on mental health care

Researchers have uncovered what they call ‘an invisible crisis in...

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How to help your teen vegan meet their...

Q My teenage daughter wants to become vegan. How can...

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Is it okay to give kids a nightly...

Dietitian Susie Burrell looks at whether having dessert with the...

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How exercise protects against anxiety and depression

As with many other physicians, recommending physical activity to patients...

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Early ageing and disease risk goes up after...

People who experience mental illness in their youth are at...

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Teens need enough sleep, for better mental health

Teenagers who get less than six hours of sleep a...

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The financial impact of anorexia care

Carers for someone with eating disorder anorexia nervosa are more...

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What to feed your kids for better learning...

What kids eat can impact their capacity to learn. We...

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Risk of hand sanitiser poisoning underestimated

Hand sanitiser is everywhere these days, thanks to COVID-19 infection...

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Harmful dieting on the rise in teens

Dieting to lose weight is on the rise among teens...
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