Young people experience many changes during their tween and teen years. Building healthy food and physical activity habits will help them now and as they enter adulthood. The following resources, tips, and ideas can help them take charge and learn to make their own choices.
- 10 Tips for Girls: Eat Smart and Be Active as You Grow
- 10 Tips for Boys: Choose the Foods You Need to Grow
- Take Charge of Your Health: A Guide for Teenagers
- Fuel Up To Play 60
- BAM! Body and Mind, Food and Nutrition Information
- MyPlate Guide to School Breakfast
- MyPlate Guide to School Lunch
Professional and Educator Resources
- MyPlate SuperTracker Lesson Plans for High School Students
- BMI Percentile Calculator for Child and Teen developed for children and teens, aged 2 through 19 years old.
- The Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (HECAT) can help school districts, schools, and others conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of health education curricula based on the National Health Education Standards and CDC’s Characteristics of an Effective Health Education Curriculum.
- The Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT) is a self-assessment and planning guide developed by CDC. It is designed to help school districts and schools conduct clear, complete, and consistent analyses of physical education curricula, based upon national physical education standards.