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.
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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
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
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
If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do... Read more
Year ago had cancer scare decided then to make some changes its been alot harder then I thought, New to exercise still learning, healthy cooking and ect
my partner is trying to lose weight also at times she will cook something unhealth... Read more
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
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
Packing a healthy lunch that your kids will get excited about, and, more important, eat, is a real challenge. In fact, when Meredith Corporation's Motherboard surveyed moms, 85% admitted to sometimes preparing not-so-healthy meals and 84% were lo... Read more
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
Healthy snack options for my daughter's daily school snack! Along with a healthy lunch, I also make and pack a "dry" snack (which the school requires) every day for her. It really pays off to bulk shop in the dried fruit and nut bins at whole foo... Read more
About once a month my daughter is responsible for providing a snack for her preschool class. I try to always provide something healthy for the entire class. Most days parents bring cupcakes, cookies, muffins, cheetos, or even candy for a mid-mo... Read more
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