Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corner, bi... Read more
As a working mom with three kids at home, mornings are always hectic. Getting everyone up, fed, dressed and out the door takes precision timing and a level of organization that most businesses couldn’t match. And while I insist my children have... Read more
If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it 937 times: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Why? You just spent eight hours with no food or water. You’re dehydrated, your blood sugar is low and you have little energy. A... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
You know that breakfast is important, but when you're in a pinch in the morning, sometimes fast food is the quickest option. It's no secret that fast food isn't the healthiest or most nutritious option, but when it's the only option,... Read more
I am trying to make better food choices in life. Trying to cut out the processed foods and sugary foods. Add Healthy alternatives but I tend to be a picky eater (willing to try new things, but have a hard time liking new things- even with an open min... Read more
Can anyone advise me as to whether walking on my treadmill at a speed of 4.0 mph with NO incline for 45 minutes 5x a week will help to reduce my resting heart rate? At 4.0 mph, that is a 15 minute mile. Should I throw in some "bursts" and move the... Read more
Wow, great to hear what other's do with the late night eating. Thank you for what works for you.
Last night I had some oatmeal with casein, nuts and berries with a teaspoon of good quality dark chocolate power in it. This was suggested by coach an... Read more
Attention Spark Friends ! I need your ideas !
Next week, our department is having a holiday potluck. nothing fancy. They've asked folks to bring in their favorite dishes. I had originally planned to make a chicken stew, chili or sausages with p... Read more
I have a history of night eating and it was suggested that I eat a snack about 2 hours before bedtime so that I don't wake up hungry in the night.
Anyone else solved this problem? Any ideas for snacks that work for you?... Read more
We all know that eating a healthy breakfast is good for us. Perhaps you are lacking in ideas for a healthy breakfast. I have re-discovered a great breakfast food, good nutritional values, good source of protein, I have 1 slice of whole wheat toast wi... Read more
Start your day right with these delicious 300-calorie breakfast ideas.Breakfast burrito: 3 scrambled egg whites + 1/2 cup diced tomato* + 1/4 diced yellow bell pepper + 1 Tbsp chopped sweet onion + 1/4 cup no-salt-added canned black beans + 1 Tb... Read more
We’ve all heard how “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” and that it’s critical to give your kids a healthy meal before they head to school each day. You’d think that cereal would be a good choice:&nbs... Read more
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