OverviewAddressing the growing trend of teenagers whose eating habits keep fast-food restaurants flourishing but do little to keep the kids themselves healthy and in shape, this guide presents teens with the latest information on a wide range of food topics. With sensitive language, the authors, both registered dietitians, cover everything from carbohydrates and vitamins to eating disorders and vegetarianism, along with the ultimate new frontier for busy teensâ€”cooking it themselves.
Author BiographyEllen Shanley, RD, CD-N, MBA, is a registered dietician and a faculty member in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut. She teaches courses in food system management and directs a program in dietetics. She lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Colleen Thompson, MS, RD, is also a registered dietician and manages the Team Nutrition Training Grant in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut. She lives in Wallingford, Connecticut, and teaches courses in nutrition.