_ Adolescents are increasingly in control over the decisions that

 

_ Adolescents are increasingly in control over the decisions that influence their health and wellness. The behaviors they learn throughout childhood and young adulthood will carry on into their adult lives. Teens who are overweight or obese are more likely to be overweight and obese as adults, putting them at risk for chronic diseases such as hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes. For this discussion forum we will be using the food diary site to look up calories and nutrition facts.

https://www.myfooddiary.com/?network=g&keyword=food%20trackers&matchtype=p&device=c&devicemodel=&adgroup=1037682002&position=1t1&creative=273793162018&gclid=CjwKCAjw7vraBRBbEiwA4WBOn4wwiLTO93DtsOboM7WNC3bd8UOIfDvsO315UhBzSbRBudZ2GLX8KBoCqIsQAvD_BwE (Links to an external site.)

 (Links to an external site.)Before you begin this assignment you will need to:
Open and read the information regarding “Healthy Snacking.( Attached below)

 Open the “Track Your Snack” handout.  Please disregard the link on the following link under food-a-pedia.  Utilize link above for food dairy site. (Attached below)

 

https://www.myfooddiary.com/?network=g&keyword=food%20trackers&matchtype=p&device=c&devicemodel=&adgroup=1037682002&position=1t1&creative=273793162018&gclid=CjwKCAjw7vraBRBbEiwA4WBOn4wwiLTO93DtsOboM7WNC3bd8UOIfDvsO315UhBzSbRBudZ2GLX8KBoCqIsQAvD_BwE (Links to an external site.)

 

_ Enter your snack in the “Get Started” box. Click on Nutrition facts to find answers for your handout. 
Complete the handout.

_ Answer the following questions:

Why do we need to eat foods from all five food groups? 
Why is healthy snacking important? 
Identify one barrier that prevents you from making healthy snack choices. How can you overcome this barrier?

Attach your completed “Track Your Snack” Handout to your original thread as an attachment in either pdf or word file format.