Food/nutrition (9 found)
Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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The author is dismayed by the greasy, fatty food and lack of vegetables in her group home. She persists in asking for healthier food -- and succeeds! (full text)
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Jessica interviews Dr. Pamela Peeke, author of The Hunger Fix, about how certain foods can help your mood and thinking. (full text)
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Yaselin is diagnosed with celiac disease. She educates herself -- and us -- about what people allergic to gluten can eat. (full text)
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Carmen loves fast food—until she reads Chew On This, a book about the dark side of the industry. (full text)
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The writer lives in a poor neighborhood where junk food predominates. (full text)
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In her Dominican family, Dayan started helping her mother cook Latino specialities at age 9. (full text)
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When Antwaun balloons up to 291 pounds, he knows it’s time to change his ways. (full text)
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The Moon Festival celebration reminds Chun Lar of the family and traditions she’s left behind in China. (full text)
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When Aurora enters a foster home she expects her foster mother to cook for her, but soon finds out she's expected to make her own meals. The other girls in the home teach Aurora to cook, and in the process she forms friendships with women her age for the first time. (full text)