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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

Trying to learn more about food &Type 2 Diabetes
Updated 4/25/2015 10:31:20 PM

My boy friend has Type 2 Diabetes, and I am the primary cook of our meals. Although my step dad had this disease I was rarely around as I was married to a military member at the time and only got to see my folks during holidays. I want to prepare mea...  Read more

Junk food
Updated 4/25/2015 8:48:47 PM

Today my husband bought a chocolate cake. One of my weaknesses is chocolate. He gave me a piece and I had 2 bites of it and decided I didn't want it so I threw it in the garbage. Boy did he get mad cuz I threw my piece away. I said sorry but I realiz...  Read more

Not liking update. Where do I copy my foods from
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Not liking update. Where do I copy my foods from one date to another if same foods were eaten? Not user friendly at all. Where is bar code scanner?...  Read more

Is there a way to remove food from my "favorites"
Updated 4/25/2015 5:33:52 PM

Is there a way to remove food from my "favorites" list?...  Read more

I love food the eating of it and preparing it so h
Updated 4/25/2015 2:46:50 PM

I love food the eating of it and preparing it so having to watch my calories has been a struggle but I have lost 30lbs since january but I find as much as I love food I love the high i get from exercising and 3 months ago I wouldnt have felt this....  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