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6 things to know about teenagers and food

Teenagers may have a reputation for apathy, but the generation is rather opinionated when it comes to what they eat — and how they eat it. On the other hand, they are open to healthier lifestyles. Here are six takeaways about teen culinary habits, according to a survey by Chicago-based research firm Datassential.

This is part of Teen Vision, a special report about how this generation works, eats and plays.

Data research by Tara Fitzpatrick, Alan J. Liddle, Ron Ruggless and Jenna Telesca

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