Home > Lifestyle > Teen Teen All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Research has shown that people with a healthy diet in their teens tend to gain less weight during the following decade. Teen News Healthy diet protects teens against later weight gain Research has shown that people with a healthy diet in their teens tend to gain less weight during the following decade. More in Teen News Kids' metabolism may slow down during puberty Overweight kids often shunned and bullied Easy access to drugs and booze ups teens' addiction risk Teens who 'sext' experience more partner violence Your body Parental guidance makes teens more cautious about sex A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers tend to have kids who are more cautious about engaging in sexual activity. See all Your body » Your life Falling pregnant by touching boys? Confronting sex taboos Confronting sex taboos and reproduction health issues may reduce early pregnancies among teens in West and Central Africa. See all Your life » Your life Boost your brain to ace those exams Give your brain the edge when it comes to endurance, ensuring a sharp mind and excellent concentration for as long as needed. See all Your life » News Social media may increase depression in teens Evidence is increasingly revealing a link between social media use and well-being, particularly in the teen years. See all News » Take action Ask Teen Expert » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man News Alcohol ads strongly influence teens' choices A study found that marketing exposure is increasingly recognised as an important factor in youth drinking. See all News » News Golden tips on how to master your exams Educational psychologist Dorrithé Benadé shares some useful tips and a checklist with Health24 on how learners and students can achieve exam success. See all News » Teen Booze and pot bad for teens in various ways Drinking and marijuana may lead to different types of harmful consequences for teens, a new study suggests. See all Teen » News Teen kills herself after mom beats her for being gay A mother is mourning the death of her 18-year-old daughter who left behind a heart-breaking letter after being beaten for being a lesbian. See all News » advertisement From our sponsors WIN a R2000 Skin Renewal voucher! Constipation in women SA's old diesel vehicles continue to fuel allergies Complete our allergy survey and stand a chance to win R 1000! Live healthier Wasting water? » South Africa is facing a water crisis Water saving tips Water quality report shocks SEE: How much water do you use per day? With level 4 water restrictions in Cape Town, residents are urged to use a maximum of 100 litres per person per day. Here’s how quickly it adds up. Life saving tip! » SEE: 10 things to keep in your first aid kit 10 first aid myths Here's why you need a first aid kit in the car Emergency services are often spread thin, especially when storms and major disasters strike. When travelling on the road, having a well-stocked first aid kit could be a lifesaver.