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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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Pack it in

Plan ahead and try to take a packed lunch to work or when you are out and about. It can work out cheaper.

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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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Reject the refills!

If you're eating out, some restaurants offer free refills of sugary drinks with meals. Just one sugary drink can push you over your max daily sugar amount – and kids are having nearly 3 times more sugar than they should! Choose sugar free

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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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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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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.

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Move more

Which of these are examples of vigorous physical activity?

In fact, fast running, swimming and football are all examples of physical activities of high intensity. These types of activities cause you to feel warmer, breathe much harder and make your heart beat a lot faster – making it hard to carry on a

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Just a mouthful

If you're worried about fussy eater not getting a balanced diet, encourage them to try a mouthful of everything on their plate, rather than all of it. You might find they try more things that way.