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Eating Healthy At School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Healthy At School.

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Active Kids Do Better in School

A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur...  Read more

Eating Healthy in the Cafeteria

You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w...  Read more

Don't Neglect Your Body as You Develop Your Mind

For college and high school students, fall brings a lot of activity. Between fun stuff (like football games, parties, dances) and much harder things (like midterms and research papers), it may seem like there is not much time left to exercise and eat...  Read more

Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  Read more

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  Read more

School cafeteria menus
Updated 8/29/2014 7:39:41 AM

How healthy do you feel the selections are this year for your school district? Are fresh fruit and veggies being offered daily?...  Read more

Can I eat the same meals every day if I want too?
Updated 8/25/2014 2:04:00 PM

I'm just starting today and would like to simplify things for me - Can I use the same breakfast, lunches, dinners everyday or every other day if I want to?...  Read more

School Days and Rainy Days
Updated 8/26/2014 1:55:45 PM

So I've taken up the Spark Your Way to 5k Walking/Jogging challenger, and I have just been COMPLETELY derailed! I was just doing fine until the rainy weather started. Constant thunderstorms meant no outdoor running, and of course, I don't have the sp...  Read more

eating at night
Updated 8/27/2014 8:25:30 AM

hi everyone, i lost 74 lbs a few yrs ago and little by little ive managed to gain it all back now i feel stuck and confused i need support and help!...  Read more

What do you usually eat?
Updated 8/25/2014 4:58:02 PM

What does your day of eating look like? I'm trying to get ideas....  Read more

Fix lunch

I always try to fix lunches night before, so I am not rushing and possibly not sending healthy foods with child to school....  Read more

Make those teens eat their fruit!

Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit m...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Is the Jamba Juice New School Smoothie a Healthy Choice?

Last year the new school lunch guidelines were unveiled including new guidelines for the kind of milk to serve. Since that time, school districts across the country have been putting plans in place for implementation at the start of this school year....  Read more

Poll: Should States Ban Junk Food at Schools?

Earlier this year, Coach Tanya blogged about the changes being made to school lunches, but five years ago, the state of California had already started to cut down on junk food in school cafeterias. With the changes that were made in California high s...  Read more