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  • Definition: Fats for Teens


    The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body.

  • Definition: Fats for Parents


    The body uses fat as a fuel source, and fat is the major storage form of energy in the body.

  • Figuring Out Fat and Calories for Teens


    From all you hear, you'd think fat and calories are really bad for you, but we all need a certain amount of them in our diets. Find out the truth about fat and calories.

  • Food Labels for Teens


    Look at any packaged food and you'll see the food label. This nutrition facts label gives the lowdown on everything from calories to cholesterol. Read more about food labels.

  • Figuring Out Food Labels for Parents


    Find out how to make healthy food choices for your family by reading food labels.

  • Fats for Parents


    Some fats are good for kids and an important part of a healthy diet. Here's what parents should know.

  • Metabolism for Teens


    Your body gets the energy it needs from food through a process called metabolism. Get all the facts on metabolism in this article.

  • Metabolism for Parents


    Brush up on metabolism, the chemical reactions in the body's cells that change food into energy, in this article.

  • Word! Fats for Kids


    Like carbohydrates and proteins, fats are one of the three main components of the food you eat.

  • When Being Overweight Is a Health Problem for Teens


    A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people. But when people are severely overweight, it can cause health problems.