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September 2015

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A Parent’s Guide to Healthy School Lunches

September 21, 2015

No one wants to be stuck at 8 p.m. on a school night with nothing in the pantry for the next day’s lunch. Remember: School lunches should of course be nutritious, but they also have to be filling, appealing, and locker-friendly (no refrigeration or heating needed!). Saved by the menu planner! 5 STEPS TO AN A+ SCHOOL LUNCH 1. Use leftovers Think hot leftovers are off the table? Think again. Heat up leftover soups or stews in the morning, and pack…

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Back to School Naturally: The ABCs of Supplements

September 18, 2015

For parents, back-to-school season is a whirlwind of logistics—from getting the right school supplies to organizing carpools. For kids, it means swapping days spent outside in the sun for days inside the classroom. In a nutshell: Keeping the healthy momentum going as kids head back to school can seem daunting, with limited food options, six hours at a desk, rapidly cooling weather, and increasingly shorter days to contend with. But good news: it doesn’t have to be. The key to…

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