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Your Health For Tag "school lunch"

  • Healthy Smiles Help Keep Kids in School
    Aug. 3, 2017

    Healthy Smiles Help Keep Kids in School

    Children’s Oral Health

    Healthy smiles improve kids' confidence and help them succeed in the classroom. Conversely, unhealthy smiles can keep them from attending school and making the grade. Even at school, oral health issues can distract kids and could cause them to fall behind in coursework. Untreated dental problems can be painful and embarrassing and can cause kids... More »

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  • School Lunch Can Pack a Sugar Punch
    Aug. 19, 2016

    School Lunch Can Pack a Sugar Punch

    Children’s Oral Health

    Many parents think packing a brown bag lunch for their child is a healthier option than sticking with the school lunch menu. That can be true — as long as you're mindful about the items you include! Try these easy swaps to reduce the amount of sugar in your child's packed lunch. Ditch the regular... More »

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  • A Healthy School Lunch
    Aug. 1, 2015

    A Healthy School Lunch

    Recipes

    Ingredients: Smoothie ½ cup frozen berries 1 banana 1 cup skim, almond or soy milk Sandwich 1 slice whole-grain bread 4 slices turkey breast Dijon or yellow mustard Veggie toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion or pickle Directions: For the smoothie, combine all ingredients in a blender and blend. To make it a portable, lunch-friendly... More »

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  • Healthy Lunch for Back-to-School
    Aug. 13, 2013

    Healthy Lunch for Back-to-School

    Recipes

    After a summer of lounging on the couch with snacks, it might be hard for your kids to let go of their beloved junk food and make the switch to healthy school lunches. With a little creativity and a lot of fruits and veggies, you can make your child's lunch the healthiest lunch in the... More »

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