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Food For Kid Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Food For Kid.

Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  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

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

In the food log when I try to scan a Barcode it sa
Updated 6/20/2016 7:52:50 PM

In the food log when I try to scan a Barcode it says I must give permission to my phone camera but I can't figure out how to do that. on other apps my phone will scan. any help would be Great! thanks! #techsupport...  Read more

I think the kids & I are going for a walk before w
Updated 6/19/2016 8:25:17 AM

I think the kids & I are going for a walk before we tackle house cleaning. My kitchen cart broke so we're moving stuff around & junking a bunch of stuff. However, I need some movement!...  Read more

Don't reward yourself with're not a do
Updated 6/18/2016 11:31:35 PM

Don't reward yourself with're not a dog. I like that!...  Read more

I am looking for snacks food I am not a raw vegeta
Updated 6/20/2016 2:33:31 AM

I am looking for snacks food I am not a raw vegetable person. #food...  Read more

I'm so tired of crappy food being everywhere all t
Updated 6/18/2016 9:39:42 PM

I'm so tired of crappy food being everywhere all the time. Truly a first world problem. No wonder half the country is overweight....  Read more

clean plates

I have stopped eating the food my kids leave on their plates by scraping them straight into our dog's bowl....  Read more

Kids plate/utensil illusion

I've been using kids plates and utensils to give the illusion of more food, especially kids spoon for ice cream, 1/2c. seems to go on forever!...  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

Please Stop Feeding My Kids Junk Food

I’ll admit that I’m very particular when it comes to the foods my kids eat.  I’ve learned not to be too restrictive, because it’s important how to teach them to make their own choices and how to incorporate treats and oth...  Read more

Healthy Diet Makes for a Healthy Brain

Providing my kids with a healthy diet is one of my top priorities as a mom. Honestly, I cringe when I hear about how much fast food and junk some of my daughter's 4-year-old friends eat on a daily basis. We know that quality food helps kids develop...  Read more