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Eating Right For Kids Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Eating Right For Kids.

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Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

7 Swaps for a More Productive Morning

Mornings are crazy in my house, as I’m sure they are for many of you. Every morning, I try to exercise and do some work before my family gets up. Then, I make breakfast for my four kids and me, maybe throw in some laundry and deal with any emer...  Read more

20 Nifty, Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  Read more

I'm having trouble with disordered eating again. D
Updated 1/20/2015 5:13:44 PM

I'm having trouble with disordered eating again. Does anyone have any advice to help me get back on track? I feel terrible but can't seem to stop...  Read more

I also stuggle with binge eating and looking for a
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I also stuggle with binge eating and looking for a friend also dealing with it.Feel free to friend me...  Read more

So today was day 4 eating healthier and the boyfri
Updated 1/20/2015 5:06:34 AM

So today was day 4 eating healthier and the boyfriend wanted tacos! Being nervous about eating badly I made my tacos into a salad with more veg on my plate then meat and I barely put cheese feeling pretty proud that I didn't cheat!...  Read more

I have discovered that I should not ever eat a don
Updated 1/19/2015 4:53:35 PM

I have discovered that I should not ever eat a donut. ONE donut. I have used almost all my calories for the day. (And it is only 1pm) Oops... you live and learn, I suppose. ;)...  Read more

I eat a piece if I have the extra calories. I just
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I eat a piece if I have the extra calories. I just make sure I track it if I eat it....  Read more

Go to Gym First

Right after taking kids to bus, drive to the gym and keep my appt with me to exercise!...  Read more

Eat Unprocessed Food.

Try to stay away from the supposed "healthy" processed food. Instead, grill up some onions, tritip steak, red bell peppers, chicken, and zuccini for something truly healthy, but still with that amazing flavor.Food that does contain chemicals is SO ha...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Obese Children are More Likely to be Bullied

I don't have fond memories of grade school. I was a quiet kid who didn't get in trouble and got good grades. That meant I was picked on by some of the "cool" kids, which wasn't easy. It made me insecure about myself, and I still carry some of that...  Read more

The Problem with Praise

I remember the day so clearly. It was the week after the new SimCity video game was released last year and my 13-year-old, Peter, had been pushing the limits of his allotted 30 minutes of screen time. We'd been arguing about his gaming addiction,...  Read more