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Healthy Eating At School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Eating 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

what i ate
Updated 3/28/2015 1:45:01 AM

I am trying to eat more vegetables and fruit (or only vegetables and fruit. Today I ate 2 avocados (which seems like a lot... but I'm definitely trying to eat more fruits and vegetables so maybe it's okay... we'll see how it's going). but there's...  Read more

Who else logs in food before you eat it and then f
Updated 3/28/2015 2:38:48 PM

Who else logs in food before you eat it and then find out its too many unwanted calories and end up eating less or passing on it and eat something else instead? I do this often =)...  Read more

On heavy workout days (or just physically active days) I may allow myself to eat more, but I never e
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On heavy workout days (or just physically active days) I may allow myself to eat more, but I never eat with a goal of equalizing my workout calories; hope this helps!...  Read more

You don't have to eat breakfast for breakfast. Why
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You don't have to eat breakfast for breakfast. Why not have leftover supper? I've eaten chicken breast and brussels sprouts for breakfast....  Read more

I have to eat some of the calories that I burn off
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I have to eat some of the calories that I burn off. If not I don't lose anything. I never eat all of them but I may eat an extra 200-300 calories of what I burn, but I try to eat healthy proteins!...  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