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Healthy Meals For School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Meals For School.

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

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

Basic Motivation for a Healthy Diet

Our bodies are very similar to our parents, teachers, bosses and coaches. They demand we make responsible choices and work hard to be successful. They expect us to wake up on time, show up when we’re suppose to and hand things in when they&...  Read more

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

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

#firstpost for my first week! Packed a healthy lun
Updated 7/27/2016 11:14:25 AM

#firstpost for my first week! Packed a healthy lunch and snacks for work. Gym bag in the car for workout later!...  Read more

Fit & Healthy at 40
Updated 7/27/2016 2:59:49 PM

I'm returning to Sparkpeople after a few months' break. I was quite successful at the beginning of the year with consistent exercise and moderate eating, but life got in the way and I got bored. Thankfully, I haven't put on any weight, which to...  Read more

Second day of a fresh start! Ready to be healthy!
Updated 7/27/2016 6:48:34 AM

Second day of a fresh start! Ready to be healthy! Not just about the weight loss this time, I want to gain strength/endurance! I never want to hear myself say "I can't do it" or think to myself what if I can't fit!?! Change=now #firstpost...  Read more

Healthy Eating: Use tall, skinny glass to cut out
Updated 7/26/2016 7:36:39 PM

Healthy Eating: Use tall, skinny glass to cut out liquid calories up to 30%...  Read more

How can I make a meal out if a sweet potato? I'm t
Updated 7/26/2016 4:01:23 PM

How can I make a meal out if a sweet potato? I'm thinking of pairing it with a salad but I need something to put on top of the sweet potato. Any ideas?...  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

Be Prepared!

Do food prep for your meals ahead of time, and always take a couple extra healthy snacks with you to work or school. I always find that I eat junk when I didn't bring enough snacks to work and I'm starving. It's better to overindulge with an apple th...  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

Will Improving School Lunches Affect Childhood Obesity?

I've done numerous blogs about children and healthy eating. The topic has always interested me, but even more-so now that I have children of my own. Every day we hear statistics about the number of obese children in America and strategies for how t...  Read more

The Not-So-Extreme School Lunch Makeover

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