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Ensure For Children Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Ensure For Children.

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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

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

Kids Need Exercise Too!

As an adult, you need to exercise and maintain a good level of fitness for your health—to manage your weight, prevent diseases, reduce stress, and be able to accomplish normal activities of daily living, from carrying groceries to cleaning the...  Read more

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

11 Ways to Have a Scarily Inexpensive Halloween

Halloween is full of treats, but the biggest trick may be on your wallet. Buying a costume for yourself, your children, and even your pets can add up quickly. Throw in the cost of decorations for your home and candy to hand out to the little witche...  Read more

How do you keep a routine with a young child aroun
Updated 2/4/2016 9:25:17 PM

How do you keep a routine with a young child around....  Read more

Put a child latch on the door. Makes you think bef
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Put a child latch on the door. Makes you think before you open it. And as soon as you reach for it, have a glass of water. Wait 10 mins, and if still hungry, then get a piece of fruit or cheese or handful of nuts. Usually you're thirsty, not hungry....  Read more

Nothing like your child's wedding in 15 weeks to m
Updated 1/31/2016 8:51:49 AM

Nothing like your child's wedding in 15 weeks to motivate to lose some weight. They upped the date by a year and now I'm in panic mode....  Read more

Ensure Smoothie! 140 calories of Yummy Goodness 1
Updated 1/29/2016 9:02:42 PM

Ensure Smoothie! 140 calories of Yummy Goodness 1 vanilla ensure light =70 calories 1 cup frozen mixed berries = 70 calories Blend into snoothie...  Read more

Have been off track due to child's illness but sti
Updated 1/28/2016 8:49:09 AM

Have been off track due to child's illness but still lost 1 pound...  Read more

Volumize with Leafy Greens

A great tip I learned from a nutritionist is to 'volumize' with leafy greens (spinach is my favorite). When greens are added to a meal - either as the main course or as a starter they help to satisfy you better and allow your hunger to subside more...  Read more

You can do it

Cooking ahead of time ensures that I eat what I made...  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

How Do Your Food Attitudes Influence Your Kids?

Every parent wants what's best for their child. And for some, that means reading labels and doing as much research as they can to ensure their child's diet is a healthy one. But could too much focus on things like trans fats and high fructose corn...  Read more

In the News: The Trouble with School Lunches

Have you seen the USDA's report on the National School Lunch Program? Marion Nestle's What to Eat blog tipped me off to the report and its findings. According to the report, which referenced several studies about the school lunch program, the U.S. ha...  Read more