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Nutrition Plan For Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Nutrition Plan For Children.

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The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents

Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat. Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three whole grain products, and three dairy servings per day thyself. Thou shalt make mealti...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  Read more

9 Meal Makeovers that Will Please Parents and Kids

Think about what is offered on a typical children's menu at a sit-down restaurant: burgers, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese, and chicken nuggets. When did these menu standards become "kid food," and why are we still conforming to...  Read more

Just did my lunch meal planning for 5 days. Brocco
Updated 3/26/2015 4:44:23 PM

Just did my lunch meal planning for 5 days. Broccoli w/cheese sauce 1/2 cup; bowtie butter noodles 1/2 cup & 1/2 cup of sauted tilapia. All around 400 calories abd in containers. Dinner prep in process...But how can I prep for breakfast??...  Read more

Has anyone seen the Meal Plan option? Looks doable
Updated 3/26/2015 10:30:46 PM

Has anyone seen the Meal Plan option? Looks doable. It includes pretty normal foods. The only thing is sometimes it lists recipe names (i.e. Dill Shrimp) but I don't know how to make the recipe. Anyone had any experience with the meal plans?...  Read more

Daily Nutrition Feedback Report
Updated 3/26/2015 10:18:34 PM

I hate getting the pop up to run my daily report when I am only in the middle of the day. I plan my meals so that I have an evening snack. At that point, I am not sitting at a computer ready to run reports. However, I am ready to see how well I did...  Read more

Night shift and nutrition
Updated 3/26/2015 2:01:07 PM

I work 3 12 hour night shifts every week and I am always exhausted. I can never figure out what to eat or how to get myself motivated to premake meals. Any suggestions?...  Read more

Anyone following a low carb eating plan? Is it ha
Updated 3/25/2015 8:30:07 PM

Anyone following a low carb eating plan? Is it hard? How do you like it? Are you having success?...  Read more

Not the End of the World

The apocalypse does not arrive simutlaneously with the eating of a double with cheese at Wendy's. Plan for whatever your "special" item is, don't exceed your plan, and enjoy the doggone thing. Works well as a reward for reaching goals, again, if not...  Read more

How to track nutrition for shift workers!

I work 12 hour night shifts on varying nights throughout the week. I added my own "meal times" on my nutrition page and track Midnight to Midnight every day of the week, even when I am off. This has finally been my key to losing weight! Please recomm...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Are Healthier Kids Menus Coming to Your Favorite Restaurant?

It is difficult to listen to the news, read a newspaper, or review online blogs these days without hearing about the childhood obesity epidemic.  With a childhood obesity rate that has more than tripled in the past 30 years, the problem certainl...  Read more

How Do You Feel about End-of-Life Nutrition and Hydration?

One of the roles I performed as a Clinical Dietitian was helping medical teams determine artificial nutrition needs for people when they had difficulty taking adequate food and fluids by mouth. Sometimes that nutrition and hydration support came in t...  Read more