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Healthy Eating In School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Eating In 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

I have the desire to eat and it's not meal time. H
Updated 12/25/2014 4:32:47 PM

I have the desire to eat and it's not meal time. Hello emotional eating, which is defined as the desire to eat that is not related to hunger. I'm telling myself there is no good reason to eat outside of my meal times. I will eat in a few hours. Help...  Read more

Grazing. Spontaneous eating and grazing have sabo
Updated 12/25/2014 5:01:50 PM

Grazing. Spontaneous eating and grazing have sabotaged my weight loss efforts. I'm setting an intention to plan ahead, and make mindful choices one meal, one snack at a time and STOP grazing....  Read more

What are you cooking or eating for Christmas
Updated 12/25/2014 2:24:38 PM

What's for dinner on Christmas? I'm having chicken instead of turkey macaroni and cheese Strean beans yams dinner rolls corn bread stuffing pie (not sure what kind yet) beverage (a diet one) lol to that after all this food. 4 223...  Read more

I work out after work and sometimes eat dinner bef
Updated 12/23/2014 11:06:08 PM

I work out after work and sometimes eat dinner before, sometimes after, depending on my hunger level. But I feel bad eating a big meal right before bed knowing I won't be working any of it off. I'm still inside my ranges, so is this an issue or not?...  Read more

Under eating..
Updated 12/24/2014 3:45:36 AM

I am completely new to this but I have been trying to work on my weight and eating habits and after logging what I eat in a journal at home before starting sparkpeople and now on sparkpeople it is coming to my attention that I do not eat that much bu...  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





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