Adolescence is characterized for a period of acceleration in physical, psychological and socio-family development. Puberty is accompanied by rapid growth and marks the start of physical changes.
Body builds up, body composition changes, bone mass increases.
Changes in eating behavior occur and they are closely linked to physiological reasons.
However, food is also used as a support for socialization, a ground for experimentation and empowerment from family and social norms / traditions.
The objective of the dietetic care must be defined from the start and then throughout the care, with the adolescent alone and with his parents / educators.