Protein and carbs Teenagers have a higher need for protein and carbohydrate to meet their growth needs. Choices they make around food at this age will affect how they perceive food going into adulthood. Iron With the increased growth rate, the need for iron increases as blood volume rises. This is also a time when blood loss can increase due to the onset of the menstrual cycle. A good intake of fruit and vegetables will help iron absorption from plant-based foods.
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Email Getty NetSafe is aware of children as young as 11 sexting, and say it is a widespread problem among Kiwi teenagers. Sexting is being labelled a drug-like addiction for some Kiwi teens, with increasing numbers of young people sending naked photos of themselves. Sexting, the sending of explicit phone messages, often with naked photos, is now so common that New Zealand parents would struggle to find a teenager who has not been asked to send one, NetSafe has warned. The head of NetSafe is aware of children as young as 11 sexting, and said suicide was among the most-extreme outcomes. And the problem comes with a stark warning — images can last online forever, and appear each time the sender's name is typed into a search engine. But they tended to call Lifeline when the situation became out of control, such as when images were shared wider than the intended recipient.