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Healthy Snacks School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Snacks School.

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

eating a pear for late night snack. not really exc
Updated 11/29/2015 12:41:54 AM

eating a pear for late night snack. not really excited about it, but oh well. no candy left after i tossed it the other day!...  Read more

I view my healthy lifestyle journey as a marathon,

I view my healthy lifestyle journey as a marathon, not a sprint and I am in it for the long haul. I have made a series of small changes, when strung together have produced results. That keeps me motivated....  Read more

Checking in.. trying to avoid night time snacking.
Updated 11/28/2015 7:40:13 PM

Checking in.. trying to avoid night time snacking.. at my calorie limit. Drank 10 glasses of water today and squeezed in 30 minutes on the treadmill =)...  Read more

Late night snacking...
Updated 11/29/2015 9:19:13 AM

I do ok during the day calorie-wise, and am still on target when I finish dinner. Then, I get late night munchies and blow my calorie count for the day (sometimes by a lot!). Anyone else struggling with this? Any ideas/recommendations to fix t...  Read more

I came home from work to a delicious snack made fo
Updated 11/28/2015 12:09:16 AM

I came home from work to a delicious snack made for me by my daughter. A portabella mushroom cap sauteed, on a piece of toast with some shredded Cheddar cheese on top. Yuummm yuummm and under 200 calories!!! Yesss!!!...  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