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Healthy Food For School Lunches Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Food For School Lunches.

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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

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

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

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Trying to get healthy
Updated 5/27/2015 11:05:27 PM

I started a couple days ago with the goal to lose 40 pounds by 2-26-2016. I've been trying everything to lose the weight for the past 15 years. I'm 65 with chronic congestive heart failure so it is important to lose the extra weight and get healthier...  Read more

Thanks! Still have a way to go to reach "healthy"
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Thanks! Still have a way to go to reach "healthy", but at least I am moving in the right direction!...  Read more

get more skewed. And food companies often subtract
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get more skewed. And food companies often subtract the insoluble fiber so it skews the numbers even more. - Errors from entries made by members could also be adding to the confusion. But we have no control of this. I did have a few questions abou...  Read more

- For the calorie amount listed on the USDA food items it is absolutely accurate based on these burn
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- For the calorie amount listed on the USDA food items it is absolutely accurate based on these burn tests. - In your Nutrition Tracker it shows only whole numbers for the gram amount of carbs, protein, fat---but it may be "secretly" adding up...  Read more

each and every food. From this testing came the s
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each and every food. From this testing came the simplified math of 4/9/4 for protein/fat/carbs. What our dietitian discovered in looking into this for you: ...  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

school

at school just say no and pack a heathy lunch its easy and yes u can do it!!!306...  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: 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

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