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05

Jul

Getting to the root of teen alcohol addictionNew research may help predict which teens will go on to drink responsibly and which ones will have problems with binge drinking and addiction.

Getting to the root of teen alcohol addiction
New research may help predict which teens will go on to drink responsibly and which ones will have problems with binge drinking and addiction.

16

Jun

Caffeine’s effect on teens influenced by genderAfter boys experienced puberty, they were more likely to have an increase blood pressure after consuming caffeine than girls of a similar age.

Caffeine’s effect on teens influenced by gender
After boys experienced puberty, they were more likely to have an increase blood pressure after consuming caffeine than girls of a similar age.

13

May

'Real' girls eat burgersMeat — and not just beef — has been specifically marketed to millennials for more than a decade. In 2003, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association launched its “Cool 2B Real” campaign. The campaign’s website, Cool2BReal.com, looked “like a cross between a Barbie fan page and a Taco Bell ad,” and it was promoted in teen magazines like ElleGirl and on Radio Disney. It featured beef-centric recipes and fitness tips, as well as games like Burger Boggle and polls with questions like, “What type of beef do you most like to eat with your friends?” "We hope the ‘Cool 2B Real’ campaign helps girls make healthy decisions about food," Mary Young, the NCBA’s executive director of nutrition, told Time. She said the organization was concerned about the rise in vegetarianism, which she referred to as one of teenage girls’ "wacky eating behaviors."
Check out some more bizarre ways meat has been marketed to millennials.

'Real' girls eat burgers
Meat — and not just beef — has been specifically marketed to millennials for more than a decade.
 
In 2003, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association launched its “Cool 2B Real” campaign.
 
The campaign’s website, Cool2BReal.com, looked “like a cross between a Barbie fan page and a Taco Bell ad,” and it was promoted in teen magazines like ElleGirl and on Radio Disney.
 
It featured beef-centric recipes and fitness tips, as well as games like Burger Boggle and polls with questions like, “What type of beef do you most like to eat with your friends?”
 
"We hope the ‘Cool 2B Real’ campaign helps girls make healthy decisions about food," Mary Young, the NCBA’s executive director of nutrition, told Time. She said the organization was concerned about the rise in vegetarianism, which she referred to as one of teenage girls’ "wacky eating behaviors."

Check out some more bizarre ways meat has been marketed to millennials.

12

May

The marketing of meat: Why beef and pork producers are so focused on millennialsBeef. It’s What’s For Dinner. If that slogan sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone. Eighty-eight percent of Americans instantly recognize it, making it one of the most iconic taglines in advertising history. If you know that tagline and you were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, then the beef industry’s marketing team is doing its job because you are the target market. In fact, these marketers have been trying to persuade you to eat burgers and rib eyes since before you could drive. Here’s how.
Read more.

The marketing of meat: Why beef and pork producers are so focused on millennials
Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.
 
If that slogan sounds familiar to you, you’re not alone. Eighty-eight percent of Americans instantly recognize it, making it one of the most iconic taglines in advertising history.
 
If you know that tagline and you were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, then the beef industry’s marketing team is doing its job because you are the target market.
 
In fact, these marketers have been trying to persuade you to eat burgers and rib eyes since before you could drive. Here’s how.

Read more.

06

May

Sports drinks, energy drinks linked to unhealthy teen behaviorsResearchers can’t determine if drinking these beverages led teens to smoke or devote more hours to video games or vice versa, but the behaviors do ‘cluster’ together.

Sports drinks, energy drinks linked to unhealthy teen behaviors
Researchers can’t determine if drinking these beverages led teens to smoke or devote more hours to video games or vice versa, but the behaviors do ‘cluster’ together.

25

Apr

Lower income equals less sleep for teensNew study finds that teens in general aren’t getting enough sleep. And one subgroup in particular is getting the least amount of zzz’s.

Lower income equals less sleep for teens
New study finds that teens in general aren’t getting enough sleep. And one subgroup in particular is getting the least amount of zzz’s.

16

Feb

Teens more likely to use sunscreen when they learn the sun could affect their looksResearchers learn that vanity trumps health when it comes to teaching teens to wear sunscreen.

Teens more likely to use sunscreen when they learn the sun could affect their looks
Researchers learn that vanity trumps health when it comes to teaching teens to wear sunscreen.

09

Sep

9 amazing teen entrepreneursFrom bow ties to charities to apps, these teens are making a splash in the business world.

9 amazing teen entrepreneurs
From bow ties to charities to apps, these teens are making a splash in the business world.

20

Aug

Teen health problems linked to BPA, phthalatesDEHP has been linked to insulin resistance in teens and BPA has been linked to obesity, but scientists are far from a consensus.

Teen health problems linked to BPA, phthalates
DEHP has been linked to insulin resistance in teens and BPA has been linked to obesity, but scientists are far from a consensus.

07

Mar

Do troubled teens make affluent entrepreneurs?
New research shows that many successful entrepreneurs behaved aggressively and got into trouble as kids.

Do troubled teens make affluent entrepreneurs?

New research shows that many successful entrepreneurs behaved aggressively and got into trouble as kids.