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Healthy Eating School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Eating 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

Coming down with a head cold and I want to eat eve
Updated 11/25/2014 5:23:33 PM

Coming down with a head cold and I want to eat everything I can get my hands on. Motivational help, please!...  Read more

Affording healthy foods
Updated 11/26/2014 11:37:31 AM

I have four children at home, and unfortunately we depend on food stamps. I want to eat healthy and only buy fresh organic fruits and vegetables, grass fed lean meat and gluten free products because I have hypothyroidism and supposed to avoid gluten...  Read more

Trying to change my eating habits
Updated 11/26/2014 2:39:05 PM

I am a 35 year old female who loves working out but hates to eat healthy. I have tried to change my mind set, but I always end up eating bad foods. Please help!!...  Read more

Help! I always think I've eaten enough but wheneve
Updated 11/25/2014 2:37:24 AM

Help! I always think I've eaten enough but whenever I track my calories I end up short by about 500- 1000...I feel like I eat plenty though.. what do I do? What should I add to my diet and when? I suck at eating right....  Read more

How many calories do you usually eat? And how much
Updated 11/25/2014 11:43:02 AM

How many calories do you usually eat? And how much exercise do you do?...  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