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Carrot and sultana mini pancakes

These carrot and sultana mini pancakes taste great and are so easy to make!

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Daily exercise

How many minutes of physical activity should five to 18-year-olds be getting every day?

Kids and young people aged five to 18 need to be active for at least 60 minutes each day. Every 10-minute burst of activity counts towards the 60 minutes, so try our fun Shake Ups and get active together!

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The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide is a brilliant idea – it helps you eat a healthy, balanced diet by showing you the different types of foods and drinks we should consume. Simple!

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Benefits of walking

Walking is good for you, but do you know why?

In fact, all three answers are correct! Walking boosts your immune system, builds bones and muscles, and can reduce stress. Even a brisk 10 minute walk counts, so get outside and start walking!

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Fancy feet

Which type of footwear is sensible for running or jogging?

A pair of trainers, preferably with good support, is all you need to get running!

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Swimming strokes

Which of these are real swimming strokes?

In fact, all three answers are real swimming strokes! Swimming is a great way to exercise and a fun way to be more active and stay healthy. It’s also a skill that could save a life.

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Cycling skills

Which skills does riding a bike help develop?

In fact, all three answers are correct! Riding a bike or scooter helps develop your motor skills, including balance and coordination, as well as building up strength in the legs and core.

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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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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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Chocolate biscuits

Do you know how much sugar there is a packet of choccy biscuits?

A packet of your favourite choccy biscuits contains the equivalent of 29 cubes of sugar, 37 grams of saturated fat AND 6 sachets of salt. That’s a cube of sugar for every biscuit!

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