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
Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d... 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
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
Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add... Read more
Hubby and I are thinking about kids, too. We currently don't have any, but I think our first may be a little ways down the road since we're getting a dog soon and I want to be at a healthier starting weight. I'm on my last cycle of pills...... Read more
Start of my healthy life style starts tomorrow!! I have tried so many different fad diets and nothing just weight gain!! Well that's it now I'm going to track my food and move my big size 20 bum and exercise everyday!! Even bought a treadmill!!... Read more
Any weight loss/healthy choice celebrations today? No matter how small you think it is I want to hear it! For me my "skinny" work pants almost fit! No more laying on the bed to button them up still slightly tight but I getting there!!!... Read more
So i made brownies....for a kids party..and i have to admit i ate some :( ok..like 6... oh lord. stupid yummy brownies. I havent messed up this bad in a while. Erg. I made them and then had a very stressful day where my head said F it.... Read more
Recently discovered this downloadable free eCookbook that contains 40 Healthy Snack recipes. Go to: http://www.favediets.com/Snacks/The-Ultima te-List-of-Healthy-Snacks-40-Healthy-S nack-Recipes-Free-eCookbook... Read more
My kids have their own cuboard in the kitchen where they keep sugary snacks,its so easy not to eat anything from there when your an adult isnt it? We all ate sugary snacks when we were kids didnt we?Now most of us realize we cant be slim and healthy... Read more
I have 3 kids with completely different personalities, but one thing is for sure—they’re all messy eaters. Like most moms, cleaning up after their mess becomes never-ending and frustrating. There are several things I do to make snacking l... Read more
Back in the 1980s when I was playing high school and college sports, there weren’t a lot of healthy options when my teams would travel to tournaments or meets. Standard options at concession stands included hot dogs, chips, candy, and soda. Bac... Read more
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