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Healthy Food For Lunch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Food For Lunch.

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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

Beat the Brown Bag Blues

They’re not glamorous, breath-taking or even mildly exciting. Instead, brown bag lunches are convenient, economical and all too often boring. But are your packed lunches becoming too mundane, unappealing and dull? If you have the brown bag blue...  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

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

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

I stated this in order to get healthier for my new
Updated 10/1/2014 4:19:38 PM

I stated this in order to get healthier for my new job as a ballroom dance instructor.I'm hoping to hedger in better shape and have more stamina....  Read more

Added a new healthy food to your diet lately?
Updated 10/1/2014 4:10:06 PM

I tried wild rice recently and liking it. Now I take 1/2 measure brown rice and 1/2 measure wild rice and cook it in pressure cooker instead of brown rice only. Adds to the texture and also better nutrition....  Read more

How do I add foods to my favorite column? I can't
Updated 10/1/2014 12:05:08 PM

How do I add foods to my favorite column? I can't figure it out. Thanks...  Read more

I want to get healthy but I am not always the one
Updated 10/1/2014 1:16:45 PM

I want to get healthy but I am not always the one to cook for our family and my hubs does not usually think about healthy substitutions. Any tips on dealing with calories....  Read more

I need suggestions on lunch ideas. I work in an of
Updated 10/1/2014 12:22:43 PM

I need suggestions on lunch ideas. I work in an office where there is no refrigerator or microwave. I work from 8-3, so I can't wait until I get home to eat, but I am tired of eating nuts, crackers, fruit...  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

Pack your own

I pack my lunch bag for a work day of healthy food. I eat my breakfast at home, but I pack my snacks and lunch to make sure I eat healthy. Snacks (in the 100 cal snack bags) include grapes, pretzels, special k bars; and a Weight Watchers meal for l...  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

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

How to Pack a Waste-free Lunch

Concerns continue regarding the number of overweight and obese children and teens in schools today. Trends in chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension affecting younger and younger populations also continue. Some have apprehension regarding...  Read more