Worth a look v.2: S.A.D., Food, and 600 new foster parents


This week in the Worth a look find out if you or someone you know suffers from SAD.  Also, we're going to venture into healthy food for a healthy lifestyle.  Read all the way to the bottom to learn more about a state that had 600 new foster parents within one year.

Do you feel like you have seasonal mood swings?  Seasonal mood swings could be a result of sunlight, seasonal patterns, or a chemical imbalance better known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). SAD affects 6% of teens.
Find out the symptoms: http://teenshealth.org/teen/your_mind/mental_health/sad.html#

New years resolutions come and go and one of the biggest ones made is for a healthier lifestyle.  Making a lifestyle change takes a large amount of discipline and determination.  Swapping a chocolate bar and flavored potato chips for a salad and grilled fish can feel like hitting a brick wall.
Healthy food shopping tips: http://kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_center/healthy_eating/food_shopping.html#

Florida set an aggressive goal to have 1,200 new foster parents in a year.  They are half way there.  Learn how they are doing it. http://www.srpressgazette.com/news/dcf-adds-more-than-600-new-foster-parents-in-six-months-halfway-to-annual-goal-1.79258

Catch the flu fact center: http://teenshealth.org/teen/centers/flu_center.html
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