Nutrition <3

how my daily nutrition routines have 2 change during puberty

recommendations

6 servings of carbs

5+ fruit and vegetables

3 servings of dairy

2 servings of protein

8 cups of water


  • Choose variety: The best meals have a balance of items from different food groups.

  • Half of your plate should be vegetables and fruits.

  • About one-quarter of your plate should be grains and one-quarter protein.

  • Drink fat-free or lowfat (1%) milk and water instead of soda, sports drinks, and other sugary drinks.

  • Avoid oversized portions.

You can get personalized recommendations about which foods to eat and how much — including estimates of the number of calories needed to stay at a healthy weight for your age, gender, and activity level



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what are the side effects of eating not enough of one food group? you miss out on the nutritional values of every other food group , An unbalanced diet can cause problems with maintenance of:

  • Body tissues

  • Brain and nervous system function

  • Growth and development

It can also cause problems with bone and muscle systems.

for example a lack of carbs can lead to symptoms such as

  • low energy

  • muscle, tissue loss

  • dehydration

  • constipation