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Kid Friendly Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Friendly Food.

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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

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  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

Vote with Your Fork

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

Also, start slow. Start by not getting fast food
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Also, start slow. Start by not getting fast food and sugary drinks. Or if that is too hard, get what you would normally order, but jno fries. Then, after a week, move on to trim other things out, and adding good stuff....  Read more

I'd recommend focusing on exercise. You need food
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I'd recommend focusing on exercise. You need food to exercise, so it's a good step forward. I've also been finding that the discipline of exercise has improved my discipline with food....  Read more

Any way NOT to search foods from other members?
Updated 12/15/2014 9:03:43 AM

It's very time-consuming to plough through the numerous (mostly nutritionally incomplete) entries 'shared' by other members when I'm looking for simple, generic items--like chicken breast or fruit. Time was when the SP basic entries came first,...  Read more

Is there a way to print out or email the food or f
Updated 12/14/2014 5:28:22 PM

Is there a way to print out or email the food or fitness logs?...  Read more

I'm a huge food addict and have been struggling wi
Updated 12/14/2014 11:09:17 PM

I'm a huge food addict and have been struggling with eating healthy. Any advice or healthy recipes?...  Read more

Non-Food Rewards

I've been using SparkGoodies as non-food rewards for non-scale AND scale victories. I usually pick out a gold star and list why I'm giving it to myself in the comment section. This keeps me from rewarding myself with food!...  Read more

take a friend, meet a friend

i live in a military community that offers a child's room where you can work out AND watch your kids. i either bring friends with kids, or try to make friends there, knowing that it is a comfortable environment makes it easier to want to show up and...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Mom's Best Tips for Getting Kids in the Kitchen

Turn cooking into a family affair by promoting your kids to assistant chefs. Here are some quick and easy ways to get them involved.Help them plan. Let your children create the menu. Teach them how to plan a balanced meal. Plan around what's in s...  Read more

7 Tips for Feeding Picky Kids

Getting kids to eat healthy has become the Mount Everest of parenthood. Every day is a rocky, uphill battle with daily obstacles thwarting parents’ best intentions: bake sales, kiddie menus, birthday parties and vending machines are everywhere....  Read more

healthy kid friendly food...

4 Hello everyone, I am looking for some healthy lunch and snack ideas for my son to take to school. I'm not clueless, but I am sure salads and fruits are going to get boring real fast for him. I guess I am lucky since my whole family enjo...  Read more