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Eating for Life

Web resources for teens

Teens need help making healthy lifestyle choices in a super-carbonated, fast-food world

Updated: 2008-03-19T17:41:19Z

By Jill Wendholt Silva

The Kansas City Star

www.smart-mouth.org
A teen-friendly site sponsored by Center for Science in the Public Interest includes quizzes, videoclips, articles and recipes. The site also has a "Bite Back" feature in which teens can take part in nutrition activism projects, including writing letters to the CEO of Burger King to encourage the fast-food chain to change its frying oil.

www.cspinet.org/sodapop/liquid_candy.htm
Get the lowdown on soft drink consumption. Did you know carbonated soft drinks account for more than 27 percent of America's beverage consumption?

www.kidnetic.com
A site targeted at "tweens" sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Dietetic Association, International Life Sciences Institute Center for Health Promotions and the National Recreation and Park Association.

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