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School Healthy Snacks Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for School Healthy Snacks.

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Fight for Your Food Rights

Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free. ...  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

Don't Neglect Your Body as You Develop Your Mind

For college and high school students, fall brings a lot of activity. Between fun stuff (like football games, parties, dances) and much harder things (like midterms and research papers), it may seem like there is not much time left to exercise and eat...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas for Teens

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

25 After-School Snack Ideas

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

Slim without exercise? Are they healthy?
Updated 11/23/2014 6:50:47 PM

I met a college student the other day. She was slim but she says she never exercises. Is she any better off then someone like me, who is slightly overweight but exercises fairly regularly. She might say that she doesn't need to exercise. What do...  Read more

Whos cooking for thanksgiving any healthy suggesti
Updated 11/20/2014 9:31:24 PM

Whos cooking for thanksgiving any healthy suggestions? ?...  Read more

I use pickles as a workout recovery snack after I
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I use pickles as a workout recovery snack after I run. The salt helps rebalance lost electrolytes and they're yummy. My husband hates them, though...he calls them "cucumbers soaked in evil". lol...  Read more

Preparing snack foods in advance
Updated 11/25/2014 1:47:03 PM

What kinds of food can you make in advance to snack on later? I have apples and bananas. Would have brought carrots but they were expensive. Brought a whole celary and cut it up. Mixed low fat greek yoghurt with tuna. Could probably have ha...  Read more

Looking for a late night sweet snack that won't us
Updated 11/19/2014 4:39:17 PM

Looking for a late night sweet snack that won't use up all your calories? Slice an apple really thin, sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice, drizzle with agave nectar or honey and bake for 30 min at 350. Tastes like fall! Or apple pie without crust! :)...  Read more

Make those teens eat their fruit!

Buying fruit and bringing it home won't make teens eat it. I got tired of throwing away fruit that spoiled in the refrigerator/icebox so I filled a bowl of fruit and placed it in the center of the kitchen table. Within half an hour there was fruit m...  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

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: Should States Ban Junk Food at Schools?

Earlier this year, Coach Tanya blogged about the changes being made to school lunches, but five years ago, the state of California had already started to cut down on junk food in school cafeterias. With the changes that were made in California high s...  Read more

Is Psychology the Key to Better School Nutrition?

Professionals frequently use psychological techniques as part of their sales strategies. Similar approaches have been used in the restaurant industry as well. Psychologists help design menus, interior layouts, food presentation, and to train servers...  Read more