Kw-logo-smaller

Dear Dish-It, I Can't Stop Eating!

Dish-It serves up some great advice about eating habits and puberty.
Advice About Your Body

Dear Dish-It,

Normally I don't eat that much, but lately I've been craving food and stuffing myself like a horse. I don't want to gain weight because this is a situation I want to get out of. It's so weird because this is sooo not normal for me. Any tips on good exercises that would be helpful?
xox_candygirl_xox


Dear xox_candygirl_xox,

Don't freak out just yet about your new eating patterns. Right now your body is going through some massive changes and because it's working so hard, it requires a lot more fuel than before. If you're hungry, you should eat because your body needs those calories to keep it functioning properly. Weight gain shouldn't be too much of a concern for you as long as you remember to eat healthy and keep up with regular exercise - you're supposed to get at least 30 minutes of activity in a day. When you're craving a snack, reach for some carrot and celery sticks or throw together some homemade trail mix and avoid munching down on pizza pockets and guzzling pop. This way, your body will get the necessary nutrients it needs and you will stay trim and healthy. Once you've made your way through puberty (which could take a few years!), your appetite will most likely get back to normal. For more info on tasty treats and fun physical activities, check out these Kidzworld articles:

  • A Guide to Eating Healthy With the Food Pyramid
  • Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas
  • Quick and Healthy Lunch Ideas
  • Summer Sports to Keep in Shape

  • So, ya gotta burnin' question? Need some love directions? Thinkin' 'bout stuff like depression, sex,how ya feel 'bout YOURSELF (that's called "self-esteem"), boyfriends, girlfriends, losin' old friends, bullyin' or peer pressure, but too scared to ask the parents? Don't be scared to .


    Related Stories:

  • Dear Dish-It, I Haven't Hit Puberty Yet
  • Dear Dish-It, I Want To Be A Vegetarian
  • Dear Dish-It, I'm Recovering From Anorexia
  • More Great Advice From Dear Dish-It!
  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    allen

    allen wrote:

    I love sandwiches, all kinds of sandwiches, any kind of sandwich!
    commented: Thu Sep 19, 2013

    XX_PrettyGurlSwag_XX
    lmao sis you crazy but seriously best believe
    commented: Fri Aug 16, 2013

    X_to be contiued.._X
    i mean food is good but i aint fat u best belive
    commented: Fri Aug 16, 2013

    there are 21 more comments

    Please login or register to add comments


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    Poll

    Favorite After School Snack?

    • Milk and cookies.
    • Veggies or fruit.
    • Chocolate or chips.
    • Pita with hummus or salsa.

    related stories

    Dear Dish-It in the forums

    jordand08
    jordand08 posted in Style:
    Hahaha. Well, I don't put too much eyeliner on, but I will try to explain it. Follow your eye line, and just go over it like two times. :p
    reply about 1 hour
    jordand08
    jordand08 posted in Friends:
    Oh, okay?
    reply about 2 hours
    LolJokes005
    LolJokes005 posted in Style:
    "hieverybody22" wrote:help!!all my friennds are tinyand the only clothes that I feel comfy in is my mums...please help mealittleBIGproblem Look Don't worry about ur weight. Just be a good sport, and wear clother that u're confy in, even if they are ur Mums. And don't worry ill be ur frd :D  
    reply about 4 hours
    jordand08
    "Jelly3" wrote: "Kirsteeeeen" wrote: Well, you're just going to have to go and give it another chance. You never know, you may like it there. Sometimes we have to face our fears and it might be really scary but usually in the end it is worth it. This. :)
    reply about 5 hours
    happyfrizzl12
    Dear seraphine10 Tell your mum how you feel about going back to New Zealand for a holiday. Do you worry that there will be earthquakes while you're away? Sit her down in private and tell her how you feel about it. Maybe if she see's how scared you are of going back she won't make you. Just tell her how you really feel about it because earthquakes at 7 years old is traumatizing. Hope this helps.  ​- The Fabulous Unicorn 
    reply about 5 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...