Will have a significant impact not only on weight but on your body shape as well. During puberty the hormones released quite often cause boys to gain muscle and girls to experience an increase in body fat. Though these changes are considered normal they can make you feel you're overweight, even though you are not.
"Why don't I look like my friends?" One primary reason for difference is your genes. The genes you inherit from your parents can affect your height, your body shape (pear-shaped or apple-shaped),or where excess fat will be you stored in your body. Teens with are overweight parents have an increased risk of becoming overweight as well. You are in a physical sense an extension of your parents.
|•||What you Eat:
While puberty and genes are things that you can't control, what you eat is another story. Your weight is directly related to what you eat.
The eating of foods high in calories or fats such as; french fries, fast food, sodas, chips, and sweets regularly, instead of fruits and vegetables will increase the level of fat stored in your body teens or adults.
Anytime you eat foods in excess of the recommended daily amount of calories necessary for healthy nutrition you will increase the fat stored in your body and you will inevitably become an overweight teenager.
As a teenager, if you practice of this type of uncontrolled eating, you will increase the risk of heart and other diseases.
If you are an overweight teen, you should plan and eat balanced healthy meals which include all the ingredients necessary for proper nutrition. The practicing of portion control is essential for maintaining or gaining weight and especially for teen weight loss.
Due to a lack of exercise and bad eating Childhood/Teen Obesity is on the rise in United States. Other than weight gained by over eating and bad eating habits, the lack of exercise has become a problem for both teens and adults. Too many of them are inactive, sitting around all day watching TV or sitting in front of the computer.
The reality here is simple, if you don't exercise, you will not burn off the excessive calories that you consumed due to your eating habits.
Exercise by teens and adults is also essential for maintaining good health. If we don't exercise our bodies become week and eventually sluggish.