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Healthy Eating Tips

Healthy Eating

Eat smart - what you eat and how much you eat are important. Food is the fuel for your body. Without the right food, your body just can’t work well. And too much or too little food are both bad. Too little food and you run out of energy. Too much food and you are carrying around an extra load - it slows you down.

Food and Nutrition.
MyPlate is designed to remind you to eat healthy meals.
Can you name these?
Nutrition information for girls.
How do you Spot the Block? It’s easy! Just look for the Nutrition Facts Label on food packages. Once you spot it, you’ll have all the information you need for comparing foods to make smart choices.
Have Fun with Fruit and Vary Your Veggies!

Don't forget to drink water, especially when it's hot! Every part of your body needs water. It is in each of the cells in our bodies. Exercise keeps you fit, but in very hot weather, try to do it in the cooler hours. Keep water handy and drink plenty of it.

By eating right and being active, you can be healthy and achieve your dreams.
Water is one of the most amazing substances on our planet!
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For parents
Calling all healthy girls, 8-14 years old, who live in and around Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to join the Body Weight and Puberty Study. We want to find out if body weight affects when a girl starts puberty.
For parents
As part of its mission, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has developed a cadre of children's studies with well characterized exposures during windows of susceptibility from in utero to adolescence.
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