Why are teen boys hungry all the time?

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Guests: Saba Khan and Elsie Taveres

The image of a teenage boy at the fridge downing a gallon of milk and some leftover pasta. We’re familiar with scenes like this that play out in kitchens across the country. New dietary guidelines give us some idea why teen boys are so hungry all the time and why even adult men need to cut down on meat, eggs and other protein-rich foods, and eat more vegetables. We’ll discuss male health and nutrition with SABA KHAN, the medical director of the Healthy Weight Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. And we’ll get the big picture on healthy male diets and risks for obesity from ELSIE TAVERAS, the Chief of the Division of General Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Population Health Management at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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