Why did teens have sexual intercourse for the first time ? Pressure from their partner Pressure from their friends Hoping it would make their relationship closer To be more popular Thinking they had met the right person Curiosity and felt mature enough
Sexual Transmitted diseases HIV/AIDS Hepatitis B Hepatitis C virus Gonorrhea Syphilis STDs are spread during vaginal, and oral sex.
Birth control Teen pregnancy is a significant problem in many countries. In the USA, about 1million teens become pregnant each year. Having a baby in such a young age causes both physical and psychological problems.
Contraception Condom Female condom The pill Diaphragm IUD The patch Morning after pill Spermicidal Condoms are the only ones that protect you from SID.
Good nutrition means... Eating everything with moderation and according to your needs - a teenager who practices sports has different needs from one who doesn’t; Including large variety of vegetables in your diet - vegetables provide many of the necessary vitamins and minerals ;
Eating fruits (specially raw) - fruits are an important source of vitamins like A and B ; Eating grains - which are rich in carbohydrates and give us energy. Carbohydrates Energy
Consuming dairy products (milk, yogurt, cheese), which are important sources of vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin D, calcium and protein; Vitamin AHelps have healthy eyes, skin and hair. Vitamin DHelps the body absorb and use calcium. CalciumIs essential for healthy bones and teeth Protein It is essential for our healthy growth, protecting us from diseases and give us energy
Consuming meat, fish, beans and nuts, which give us Protein Vitamin B complex Iron Consuming fats, oil and sweets, which help the body absorb vitamins A, B, E, K. However we must consume fats with caution since they contain calories.
Top tips For a healthy summer Eating a balanced diet and keeping fit is the healthy way to summer body. Always eat breakfast it will kick-start your day and give you lots of energy to take you through to lunch. Drink plenty of water aim for six to eight glasses of fluids a day to keep you hydrated in the summer heat. Eat at least five portions of fruit and veg every day always keep some fruit handy in your beach bag for snacking on. Get active! Make the most of the sunshine by going for a run along the beach or playing rounders with your crew. At least 60 minutes of activity a day will keep you fit as very fit fiddle. Make meals from scratch get cooking to help you get essential vitamins and minerals. Log on to www.sugarmagazine.co.uk/eatwell for healthy eating plan. www.sugarmagazine.co.uk/eatwell
And remember: An apple a day keeps the doctor away.