As teenagers get older, they start to make more choices for themselves. This includes where they eat, what they eat and how they spend their pocket money. Teens can be influenced by friends and popular trends which can make healthy eating more difficult.
A few simple tips can help to maintain a healthy balance when eating out:
Pack some healthy snacks like fruit, nuts, a sandwich if going out for a while,
Make vegetables and salads a main part of your meal,
Choose smaller portions or share with a friend,
Carry a water bottle to refill
Eating out is a big part of social life. Have a look at the articles below for practical tips on making healthy choices when buying food.