The Freshman 15 Have Nothing on Teens with These Healthy Life Skills
You’ve created so many memories around the dining table with your college-bound teen; now that they’re leaving the nest, let’s get them cooking and shopping healthfully for
I learned to cook, both from recipes and from my parents, who have a love of cooking and eating. I’ve had life-threatening food allergies for my entire life and I was a lacto-ovo vegetarian all through college. There was a lot to juggle diet-wise, but I prepared food and cooked for myself through college, with a spirit of creativity and play.
From my experience as an eater and a psychotherapist who specializes in food allergy management, here are four must-have life skills that your college-bound teen will need in their back pocket.
Unlike studying for the SAT, practicing these four skills before heading off on their own will reward them with a lifetime of healthy food choices. The sooner you start working on them together, the better off your loved student will be in the school of life.