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Young Adult Diet Trends to Watch Out For

Just as the norms of society have evolved to become fast-paced and technology-driven, diet trends of young adults have morphed in those directions as well. Parents should be aware of common diet trends and how they affect the mental wellness of young adults.

Common Diet Trends

Processed & Fast Foods: The average young adult packs in a pretty hectic schedule, so snacking on processed foods, like protein bars, chips, and microwavable pizzas, usually replaces healthy home cooked meals.  Many young adults stop in at fast food chains for a quick bite, in lieu of making it to the family dinner table. Continue reading Young Adult Diet Trends to Watch Out For

The Role of the Body in Self-Image Among Emerging Adults

How we feel about our bodies and our self-image directly impacts how we function in society. The formation of self-image and how we feel about our bodies starts at an early age, as outside influences shape our initial views of ourselves. The role of the body in self-image plays a significant factor in establishing self-confidence, which can impact how emerging adults mature into adulthood.

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