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Healthy School Snack Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy School Snack.

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

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

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

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

25 After-School Snack Ideas for Teens

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

I ate healthy today.
Updated 10/9/2015 6:53:53 AM

I ate healthy today....  Read more

Yikes. Take it easy and eat healthy. When you c

Yikes. Take it easy and eat healthy. When you can do something modest, do that....  Read more

I was eating healthy, religiously, for a week stra
Updated 10/8/2015 9:14:26 PM

I was eating healthy, religiously, for a week straight and the weight was starting to fall off with no effort. Then....the blackberry cobbler. It was all over in the blink of an eye. :-( The pressure!!!...  Read more

Hi! I am also in nursing school with a small child

Hi! I am also in nursing school with a small child as well. I would love an accountability buddy as I am trying to lose 40 pounds before graduation- I want to feel good starting off my career and in those graduation pictures :)...  Read more

Healthy life style
Updated 10/8/2015 6:04:52 AM

Hi I try to live a healthy lifestyle I try to eat a selection of foods all with in portion sizes and take some sort of excersice daily I attend a gym early mornings 5 days a week and then walk most evenings (weather permitting this time of year ) the...  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

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

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

Is Psychology the Key to Better School Nutrition?

Professionals frequently use psychological techniques as part of their sales strategies. Similar approaches have been used in the restaurant industry as well. Psychologists help design menus, interior layouts, food presentation, and to train servers...  Read more

Healthy School Snack Options & 1st Day of School Then & Now

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

Healthy School Snack Ideas

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