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Think that just 'cause your body's attached to you, you're an expert on it? You'd be surprised! Get tips on getting fit, losing weight, eating healthy and learning how to be happy with the body you've got. You'll learn about eating disorders, skin care and more.

20 Reasons Why You Should Ride a Bicycle
Why ride bicycles? Here are 20 reasons for teenagers to like bikes.

Puberty Info for Guys & Girls
Like it or not, everyone has to go through puberty - girls and guys alike. What are the changes in girls during puberty, and what's puberty for boys like? Get all the answers here.

Puberty 101 for Girls
Puberty is a time in your life - roughly from ages 9 to 17 - when your body goes through a lot of changes very rapidly. Here are some of the main changes that'll happen to your body during puberty.

Puberty 101 for Guys
Guys' bodies go through a whole lot of rapid changes during puberty, too. Find out the most common changes, what you can expect and when you can expect them.

Frequently Asked Questions About Your Period
The answers to your most pressing period questions - about irregular periods, pregnancy concerns, spotting between periods, dealing with menstrual cramps and more.

Everything You Need to Know About Your BMI
Find out what the Body Mass Index is all about, learn how to calculate your BMI and see if your weight is healthy or not.

Teen Guide to Eating Disorders: What's the Deal With Anorexia?
Anorexia nervosa is a mental disease that causes people to go to extremes to lose weight. Learn the signs of this deadly eating disorder, find out how it's treated and see what famous people have had anorexia.

Teen Guide to Eating Disorders: What's the Deal With Bulimia?
Find out the symptoms and signs of bulimia nervosa, the dangers of being bulimic, and what you should do if you think you're bulimic.

I'm Embarrassed By My Flat Chest!
Are you flat-chested and embarrassed by it? Here are some reasons why you should wear your small breasts with pride.

School Cafeteria Do's and Don'ts
Cafeteria food isn't exactly known for being nutritious, but if you stick to a couple of simple rules, you can make it through lunchtime without sacrificing your health (or going hungry).

What To Do if Your Friend Has an Eating Disorder
Worried your teen friend has an eating disorder? Find out the facts and symptoms of eating disorders and how to help a friend with an eating disorder.

Teens and Body Image
What is body image, and why is it such a difficult issue for teens? Learn what body image is, signs of body image problems, and how to improve your body image.

Before You Start a Diet
Youth and dieting is a very controversial issue. While obesity in children and teens is at an all time high in the Western world, the reality of eating disorders and unrealistic ideals can't be ignored. Some teens really do need to lose weight but many do not. How can you tell if you should go on a diet? We have eight questions you must ask yourself before going on any sort of weight loss program.

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
The importance of a good night's sleep can't been underestimated as a teen. Sleeping well can improve your concentration, your mood and your overall health. Read these tips on how to get a good night's sleep, adapted from the student counseling center at Kansas State University, and you'll be on your way to better sleep in no time.

How to Get Rid of Teen Acne and Prevent Breakouts
There's no doubt about it: Zits are the pits. And if banishing acne was easy, we'd all have crystal-clear skin. However, you can get the upper hand on pimples, zits and blackheads. Here are a few tips on how to get rid of acne when it happens and how to prevent nasty acne breakouts.

8 Easy, Healthy Snacks for Teens
Did you know that healthy snacks can be the building block of a healthy teen diet? Here are eight ideas for easy, healthy snacks to munch on after school, before sports practice or when hanging out with friends.

What is a Healthy Body?
Some people are tall, some are short, some people have curvy figures, others are straight and angular, and some people are naturally thin while others are genetically programmed to hold on to fat. So just what is normal?

Normal Weird Stuff Your Body Does During Puberty
Some are purely physical changes while others are more mental or emotional but no matter how strange these changes may look or feel they are all very normal. Here are some common changes the pubescent body experiences complete with proven solutions that will help you manage them.

Before You Tattoo
So you've decided to get a tattoo, you've picked the perfect tattoo design and you're sure you can take care of your body art once you get it. Now what? You need to do your homework about tattoo shops, tattoo artists and the tattooing process in general. You also need to learn about tattoo safety and how to prevent tattoo problems. Here are a few tips on how to begin.

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