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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 am always under my cal goals and I try to eat ve
Updated 7/20/2016 8:14:34 AM

I am always under my cal goals and I try to eat vegetables and fruits everyday, but I do sometimes have chips and jalapeno cheese dip. I don't go overboard and I track it, but I always freak out start thinking that I'll never lose weight #panicbutton...  Read more

Anyone know of healthy breakfast recipes?
Updated 7/20/2016 3:21:44 AM

Anyone know of healthy breakfast recipes?...  Read more

I'm finding it a little difficult with my eating b
Updated 7/20/2016 1:24:57 AM

I'm finding it a little difficult with my eating because I do not have a set time for it. Also I have a feeling that night shift work does not help either...  Read more

I splurged today. felt like eating junk. had two c
Updated 7/19/2016 11:35:35 PM

I splurged today. felt like eating junk. had two chicken sandwiches at Wendy's and a large order of fries. have to make up for it during the rest of the week. wish me luck so I stay true to my diet....  Read more

Gotta get this eating thing down!! Today my down f
Updated 7/19/2016 11:34:28 PM

Gotta get this eating thing down!! Today my down fall was a large blended mocha!!! Needed the caffeine!! Any suggestions for the mid-afternoon slump?...  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