Archive for healthy lunch

Teach Children How to Make Healthy Choices – Grand Forks Herald

Dr. Kantor recently discussed children’s health and nutrition with the Grand Forks Herald.  Kantor says that what we forget to do is to really explain how and why we should make healthy choices. We need to teach our children rather than just telling them what to do and what not…

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Involve Children in Making their Healthy Lunch – Southern Missourian

Dr. Kantor believes that we must be advocates for our children’s health and one way to do this is by getting them involved in packing a healthy lunch for school.   In this interview with The South Missourian, Dr. Kantor talks about his new book, The Green Box League of Nutritious…

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Key Tips for Healthy Back to School Snacks and Lunches – 680 News

As kids head back to school, Irene Preklet of 680 News wants to know, “Since parents struggle with what to feed their kids for lunch, what are key tips for healthy snacks and foods for children?”  Dr. Kantor believes that parents need to know that proper nutrition affects not only…

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Back to School Balanced Lunch Ideas – WCSG Radio

Kids are heading back to school, and while many get caught up in school clothes and supplies, the importance of stocking healthy foods for lunches and snacks shouldn’t be lost!  In this interview with WCSG Radio, Dr. Kantor shared why packing a balanced lunch is so important and some easy…

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Tips for a Healthy Lunch – North Caroina News Network

As we approach that time of year when kids head back to school, moms everywhere begin to dread the daily lunch packing. How can we make sure that our children are getting what they need, but also what they will actually eat?  Dr. Kantor shared tips with the North Carolina…

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What to Pack in Your Child’s School Lunch Box – Charlotte Parent

As children start heading back to school, many parents start thinking about buying back to school supplies, clothes and other necessities.  Many are also wondering how they can make healthy, balanced lunches for their children to take to school.  In this interview with Charlotte Parent Magazine, Dr. Kantor talked about…

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Healthy School Lunch Information – Ottumwa Courier

1.  What should parents know when packing school lunches for their children? Parents need to always be in the mindset that what their children consume for lunch has an impact on their performance in the classroom and even extracurricular activities.  A child who consumes a lunch filled with processed snacks…

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Healthy Lunch and Snack Ideas for Back to School – Mommy Perks Blog

I was asked to answer the following questions about healthy lunches for kids for Mommy Perks Blog.  You can read the full article here. 1.  How many parents send a sack lunch nowadays?  There are several parents who disagree with the choices that typical school cafeterias offer and make an…

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Can School Lunches Lead to Obesity? – Livestrong Foundation

1) The article is designed to provide parents with opportunities to help improve the school lunch system. Please provide examples of the common options served at school and how these options may not be providing children with the healthy servings they need. The common options and probably the most popular…

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Alternatives to School Lunches – Utah Family Magazine

Dr. Kantor recently addressed the health of school lunches with Utah Family Magazine and how we as parents can make better choices with and for our children. Dr. Kantor says that a major reason that we have an obesity epidemic is that our children are not taught nutrition in schools. …

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