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

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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

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    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

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