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
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
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
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
One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest... Read more
I'm planning to use this to track my food, exercise, and anything else to do with my healthy journey.
GOALS: (keep them positive)
- Better breathing
- More energy
- Wear nicer clothing
- Better self esteem
Date:... Read more
What a nice problem to have... I'm full on healthy food and having problems meeting my minimum calorie goals... And I just did an hour of zumba!!! Two weeks ago I would not recognise this me!!!... Read more
Hey! I am 23 and just graduated college and should be going to nursing school in the fall so I know the pain of trying to lose weight while being a student. I would love to be one of your weight loss buddies! (by the way, we have a similar ticker!)... Read more
Hello everyone! I am here to learn how to eat healthier and how to be more physically fit. I am 22 and for all my life, I have not been eating healthy. I want to change that.
For the most part, I do not eat healthy or exercise. I drink a lot of... Read more
Want to get kids off to a healthy start this school year? So does SparkPeople! That's why our very own Samantha Donohue, dailySpark blogger and healthy lunch packer extraordinaire, wrote our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunche... Read more
CONTEST CLOSEDSparkPeople want to help you get your kids off to a healthy start this school year. That's why we are giving away 10 copies of our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunches from SparkPeople, written by ... Read more
1/2 sandwich on 100% whole wheat bread w/ peanut butter & apple butter
1/2 cup no sugar added cinnamon applesauce (I buy the big jar, add cinnamon, then portion it out to save money.)
Fresh cherries (on sale!)
No su... Read more
Here is a sample of what I pack for my daughter's school lunch. I get a lot of e-mails asking me how I get my daughter to eat healthy. Well, she has been eating whole foods since she was in my tummy! So she does not know any other way of eating... Read more
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