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Healthy Food Lunch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy Food 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 went to Panera for lunch, today. I had a Power C
Updated 3/22/2015 3:58:27 PM

I went to Panera for lunch, today. I had a Power Chicken Hummus bowl. The menu says 270 but SP and Fitbit say 330. Any ideas?...  Read more

I also experience food addiction but know a lot about diet and nutrition having worked in the diet i
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I also experience food addiction but know a lot about diet and nutrition having worked in the diet industry (it doesn't work!). I'm 29, no kids, atheist. The mental component of this process is most important to me. Would love to connect!...  Read more

I need help. Before I go to work I eat lunch. At w
Updated 3/22/2015 12:21:48 PM

I need help. Before I go to work I eat lunch. At work I have one brak when I can eat. I come home about 12am, sometimes 1am. What, when and how I must eat to loose weight? Im usually very hungry when I come home from work an than I eat a lot....  Read more

Do You Like SPICY Food ?
Updated 3/26/2015 11:26:50 PM

I have developed a preference for slightly spicy food. 1st ... because I use less salt when my food is a little spicy. 2nd.. I eat less when the food is slightly spicy. 3rd ... I've heard there are health benefits to eating peppers www.best...  Read more

Healthy food in the fridge, but I want junk food!
Updated 3/22/2015 12:08:50 PM

Ok, so my fridge is full of veggies, fruit, and chicken breast, so why do I want to go through the drive-thru?...  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