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
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
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
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.
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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
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I just started getting serious once again about loosing weight and getting in shape, I have tried time and time aga... Read more
Is the low carb lifestyle healthy? What about fruits, beans, whole grains, potatoes, oatmeal, brown rice, legumes, quinoa, and other complex carbs. I have read so many posts about people going low carb. I never have before and was curious about it.... Read more
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
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
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
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