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Healthy Food At School Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Food At School.

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 busting my butt trying to eat healthy
Updated 7/1/2016 2:30:04 AM

I have been busting my butt trying to eat healthy and stay away from sweets and exercise daily. I haven't seen the scale move one iota. But you know what? I feel AMAZING!...  Read more

Day 2 of the food splurge from my birthday. Tomor
Updated 7/1/2016 1:16:03 AM

Day 2 of the food splurge from my birthday. Tomorrow I'm done. Back on the wagon. Shorter intervals this time around. I'm not going back although it's easy to revert to comfort foods. I refuse to destroy my progress. Just have to workout more....  Read more

I've been eating healthy and then I had a donut an
Updated 6/30/2016 11:34:45 PM

I've been eating healthy and then I had a donut and now my stomach is really hurting. Not sure what to do...  Read more

My healthy diet choices are starting to become a h
Updated 7/1/2016 1:23:36 AM

My healthy diet choices are starting to become a habit! I'm really happy that I'm getting the healthy mentality down....  Read more

How large is SparkPeople's Food Database?
Updated 7/1/2016 6:04:36 AM

Looking for an alternative to MyFitnessPal, and figured I'd check this app out since it now connects to Google Fit. my options are MFP, Loseit!, and this. the main problems I have with MFP alternatives is just that their databases are terribly s...  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

Obesity a Risk in School Lunch Lines

Obesity a Risk in School Lunch LinesObese sixth graders pack on the pounds in much the same manner as their adult counterparts too much TV, poor dietary habits, and too little physical activity.And school lunches appear to be a major factor in thos...  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

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

Poll: Would You Eat Bugs?

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Tested Recipes for Kitchen SafetyThe kitchen can be the most dangerous room in the house. Learn how to keep yourself safe and well-fed. As a skilled cook who once sliced of...  Read more