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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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Super start your day

Don't be tempted to skip breakfast, even if you're trying to lose weight. If you have a healthy breakfast in the moring you're less likely to want to snack before lunch. Check out our healthy breakfast ideas.

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Maxed out on sugar?

Every day, kids are having more sugar than the daily maximum amount. But do you know how much more?

Every day, kids are having more sugar than the recommended daily maximum. In fact, they are half way to their daily max of sugar before the school bell rings.

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Kids are starting their day with sugary breakfasts

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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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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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Take-home takeaways

You don't always have to miss out on your favourite takeaways. Try healthier alternatives to your favourite foods. Try swapping a doner kebab for a shish kebab instead – it contains a lot less fat.