Thanks for your interest in using SparkTeens to help improve the health of your students! This article is intended to be an introduction to the tools and resources that SparkTeens offers so that you as an educator can see what is available. As you... Read more
Are you ready to help your students improve their overall health and fitness levels? SparkTeens was created as a resource for 13- to 17-year-olds. We try to offer age-appropriate information and resources about health, nutrition, fitness and weight... Read more
We are excited that you are interested in using SparkTeens along with your students! Our goal is to make this a positive and safe environment for everyone. Below are some guidelines for using SparkTeens.com as an approved adult member. Please review... Read more
SparkTeens launched the SparkTeens High School Challenge to further motivate teens (high school students) to make health and fitness a priority in their lives. We are challenging high school students across the nation to log their fitness minutes and... Read more
Aside from tuition and room and board, college is full of other costs that add up quickly. Whether you're a high-school student planning ahead, a college student who's pinching pennies or a parent budgeting for your child's next year of school,... Read more
Hello, I have a question. On the bottom of my diabetes nutrition plan today and yesterday, the calorie goals when up. I don't understand. Isn't what I am eating good? (btw, my day consists of: meal replacements, salads, and healthy servings of like g... Read more
Lower sugar intake to less than 5% of daily calories, WHO says
"Sugar might become the new tobacco in terms of risk," said Branco at a news conference in Geneva on Wednesday morning.
www.cbc.ca/news/health/lower-sugar-intak e-to-less-tha... Read more
I've been at my goal weight for nearly 3 months now! The lifestyle tweaks have stuck.
But I have allowed occasional weeks for a little of my one trigger food/ weakness, and have been able to stay maintained in it.
Now I've been feeling, looking,... Read more
Days on track: 2
There are 5 things I aim to achieve each day: FFFWM
Food - track my food
Fitness - get 10k steps daily, and exercise most days
French - do a French lesson on DuoLingo
Water - drink 12 cups of water
Meditate - stop,... Read more
Hey! I'm graduating in May 2014 with a BS in Engineering. I want to start that chapter of my life healthy and wise. Just needing some motivation and support from others. I'm 5'9", 260 lbs., and a size 18. I want to reach my goal a year from now... Read more
I use Mint.Com to manage my money. It combines all of my bank accounts and shows my student loans at the same time. Mint also has a savings function where you can set a goal and devote an account to savings toward that goal. It shows you how much... Read more
I have a goal setting pedometer and each day I sent a new goal; day one: 500 steps. day two; 1000, day 3: 1500 steps ... etc and I have met all the goal so far!!! Yay! Also, my other motivation is that I am a part time (9 unit) student getting my AA... Read more
Sam Pisenti, known to his students as Coach Sam, is the beloved Physical Education teacher at Village and Whited Elementary schools in Northern California. He is also my Dad. Recently, NBC Bay Area News featured him in a segment called “A Force... Read more
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray to announce changes to the school lunch program. This desired national update is the first in more than fifteen years. After the announcement... Read more
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