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Get fruity with puddings

Fruit is always the best choice for pudding! If you're choosing other types of puddings, try only have these at the weekend.

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Make a sugary drink swap

It's a good idea to take a bottle of water with you when you're out and about. It'll save reaching for a sugary drink!

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Where's the fat?

We all know too much saturated fat is bad for us. Which foods are kids getting the most sat fat from?

There can be a surprising amount of saturated fat in unhealthy snacks like cakes, biscuits and chocolate! Fish and nuts are actually a great source of healthier fats, and choosing lower-fat milk is a great way to cut back on sat fat.

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Me-sized meals

Plates and bowls are often bigger these days. Try getting child-sized ones for the kids – it'll make it easier to tell if they're getting the right amount for their 'Me-sized meals'.

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Kids and salt

Do you know how much of the salt we are eating is already in the foods we buy?

It's not just the salt added to our cooking or at the table that we need to watch out for. Three-quarters of the salt we're eating is already in the foods we buy. These can contain a lot of salt — even if they don't taste salty!

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Snack time

Set a regular healthy snack time for mid-morning and afternoon when the kids are home. It helps train their bodies to know regular food is coming, making them less likely to reach for unhealthy choices. Make at least one snack count towards their

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Pizza perfect

When ordering out, cut back on fat and salt by swapping a pizza with a cheese-stuffed crust to one with a thin, crispy crust instead and choose lower-fat toppings such as chicken, prawns and vegetables.

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