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School Healthy Eating Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for School Healthy Eating.

Active Kids Do Better in School

A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur...  Read more

Eating Healthy in the Cafeteria

You meant to pack a nutritious lunch for school today. But your best friend texted you while you were slaving over your algebra homework, so you took a break to listen to her gush about her crush. By the time you finally finished your homework, you w...  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

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

I have been trying to eat healthy and loose about
Updated 4/27/2016 1:31:02 PM

I have been trying to eat healthy and loose about 80 pounds. I started two weeks ago. I need motivation to work out and continue. I work on my feet all day so when I get home I'm so tired after cooking dinner and getting kids homework etc.. done.HELP...  Read more

Finally feeling good, no pop in over 2 wks, eating
Updated 4/27/2016 12:54:33 PM

Finally feeling good, no pop in over 2 wks, eating clean minus the occasional food....  Read more

I just ate a piece of cheese stuffed pizza. Not th
Updated 4/28/2016 7:59:49 AM

I just ate a piece of cheese stuffed pizza. Not the best choice😔...  Read more

Motivated today to eat right. Made salads for my
Updated 4/27/2016 11:56:57 AM

Motivated today to eat right. Made salads for myself and my husband. Healthy breakfast as well. Egg with onions and peppers. Banana and yogurt. 1 piece if low carb toast. Green tea...  Read more

Was already having trouble eating enough (healthy)
Updated 4/27/2016 1:19:18 PM

Was already having trouble eating enough (healthy) calories in a day, now found I'm pregnant. I know I need to increase my intake by 300 a day, would love your best healthy snack ideas! I have nondiabetic hypoglycemia, so low glycemic is a must....  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

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

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

Is the Jamba Juice New School Smoothie a Healthy Choice?

Last year the new school lunch guidelines were unveiled including new guidelines for the kind of milk to serve. Since that time, school districts across the country have been putting plans in place for implementation at the start of this school year....  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