in Motion, Minds at Rest
This award-winning website focuses on both mental & physical aspects
of teen health. You'll find plenty of info. on diet and exercise,
substance abuse, stress, skin care, and more. One particularly
nice feature allows you to choose areas on the "Clickable Person"
to find exercises that tone specific parts of the body. Other
interactive features include: exercise progress charts, an online
cookbook that you can add recipes to, quizzes to determine your fitness
level, and a chat room that allows you to talk to athletes, trainers,
& other teens about your health concerns.
States Government: Food and Nutrition Information Center
Your source for any food-related information, this government-sponsored
web site covers the gamut of food from soup to nuts and nutrition
from the cradle to the grave. LINK TO: MyPlate.gov
Measure your own body fat, or, just for fun, check out the body fat
levels of every U.S. president on this web site. Fat's what
it's about here...how to measure it and how to lose it. Pros
and cons of various measurement techniques are also discussed.
Vegetarian Resource Group
Though not geared specifically toward teens, this frequently updated
and well-organized site is in many ways superior to the Vegetarian
Youth Network Home Page . You'll find plenty of recipes
as well as nutrition info. for vegetarians and vegans and even an
online quiz you can take to test your knowlege.