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  • Definition: Fats for Teens


    The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body.

  • Definition: Fats for Parents


    The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body.

  • Figuring Out Fat and Calories for Teens


    From all you hear, you'd think fat and calories are really bad for you, but we all need a certain amount of them in our diets. Find out the truth about fat and calories.

  • Food Labels for Teens


    Look at any packaged food and you'll see the food label. This nutrition facts label gives the lowdown on everything from calories to cholesterol. Read more about food labels.

  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts for Parents


    Doctors use body mass index (BMI) measurements to assess a child's physical growth in relation to other kids the same age. Here's how to calculate BMI and understand what the numbers mean.

  • Figuring Out Food Labels for Parents


    Find out how to make healthy food choices for your family by reading food labels.

  • What's the Right Weight for My Height? for Teens


    One of the biggest questions guys and girls have is whether they're the right weight. Because the body is growing and changing so much during adolescence, it can be tough to answer this question.

  • Fats for Parents


    Some fats are good for kids and an important part of a healthy diet. Here's what parents should know.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.

  • What Being Overweight Means for Kids


    Being overweight has become a serious problem for many kids and adults. Find out what it means to be overweight in this article just for kids.