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Healthy Food For Lunch Resources

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

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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 & 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

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'm having a lot of trouble with food lately. I wa
Updated 11/17/2014 3:47:34 PM

I'm having a lot of trouble with food lately. I want to lose around 8lbs, but I keep binging and feeling super guilty afterward. I can't control myself. Can someone help me? I don't know what to do....  Read more

I made a mistake adding a food to the app. How d
Updated 11/17/2014 8:53:50 AM

I made a mistake adding a food to the app. How do I delete this food? ...  Read more

Tracking food
Updated 11/17/2014 6:20:12 AM

Why is it so hard to find matches to the food I enter? Can I see what the people enter?? How do I know what a serving is? I've used another food logger and it was way easier...maybe I just need to get used to it?...  Read more

magnesium rich foods
Updated 11/16/2014 5:08:25 PM

am a vegetarian and suffering from thyroid and diabetes type2. can anyone suggest some magnesium rich foods (am allergic to nuts). i have trouble sleeping and my doc said i shd try magnesium supplements. before trying the pharmacy, i thought w...  Read more

Cool Tool--Harvard Healthy Heart Calculator
Updated 11/18/2014 1:23:03 PM

This tool asks questions about exercise and eating habits and gives you a picture of your cardiovascular risk. It also gives some helpful, detailed feedback about how to improve your diet and fitness. Here's the link: https://healthy...  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