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Healthy Foods In School Resources

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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'm tracking all of my food, liquid & exercise eve
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I'm tracking all of my food, liquid & exercise every day. I'm getting at least 30 minutes of exercise every day, with most days being 60. Tracking my food forces me to make conscious decisions about what and how much I eat. Result? 55 lbs down/4 mos....  Read more

I am new to this, new to eating healthy, new to ex
Updated 3/5/2015 9:07:08 PM

I am new to this, new to eating healthy, new to exercise. I've signed up at a local gym and am excited to get started!!...  Read more

How do you create a food grouping? For example I
Updated 3/5/2015 1:13:37 PM

How do you create a food grouping? For example I often eat a vege burger for lunch. Can I create a grouping of all the things I put on it instead of having to enter each item every time (lettuce, tomato, mayo, bun)?...  Read more

Whole Food Stores vs. Other Grocery Stores
Updated 3/5/2015 5:54:16 PM

Does anyone here shop at wholefood stores? I do the majority of my grocery shopping at Market Basket and try to make smart choices. However I hear WholeFoods, Trader Joes, places like this are generally healthier however super expensive. Are there...  Read more

35yr old mom of 3.. Committed to a healthy lifesty
Updated 3/5/2015 10:37:06 AM

35yr old mom of 3.. Committed to a healthy lifestyle for LIFE now.. almost finished with Day 30 of Power 90.. Looking for Motivation, Accountability and Fun Buddies... Hard Work and Dedication are my Motto.. Stay positive......  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

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

Poll: Would You Eat Bugs?

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Tested Recipes for Kitchen SafetyThe kitchen can be the most dangerous room in the house. Learn how to keep yourself safe and well-fed. As a skilled cook who once sliced of...  Read more