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Too much sugar

How many cubes of sugar does the average child eat and drink every year?

Woah, that's a lot of sugar! The good news is you can easily cut that down with some simple sugar swaps.

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Fizzy drinks

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Do you know what's inside this can of cola?

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Look for 100 calorie snacks

If you're shopping for packaged snacks, look for 100 calorie snacks, two a day max!

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Move your body

Being active for at least 60 minutes every day is good for you. But do you know why?

In fact, all 3 answers are correct! Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve bone health and boost self-confidence. It also helps keep your heart healthy and team sports help you develop new social skills.

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Food Facts

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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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Get off to a great start with our easy breakfast ideas

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Ice cream

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Do you know what's inside this ice cream?

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Find out why our kids shouldn't be having sugary drinks

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Everyday sugar

Which of these everyday items can be high in added sugars?

In fact, there's often added sugar lurking in all these items. Try the Food Scanner app to help you see how much sugar, saturated fat and salt are in everyday food and drink.

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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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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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Half the sugar kids eat comes from snacks and sugary drinks

Watch our video to see what all that sugar looks like!