Teens and adolescents are inundated with lots of mixed messages when it comes to finding the right diet regimen. Go with a low-carb plan or high protein? Give up meat? Eat more fats? Take supplements?
“Teens are constantly bombarded by all this garbage,” said Dr. Michelle Pearlman, a nutrition specialist board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine at the University of Miami Health System. “In social media, anything goes.”
Too often, the basics of a good healthy diet get lost amid a flashy or fashionable array of choices often touted by peers or celebrity influencers, maybe even at