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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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Start small

Give your kids less food to start with – they can always ask for seconds. You'll have less waste and they won't eat too much.

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

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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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