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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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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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Swimming skills

Swimming is a really good all-round exercise, but which of these is also is true?

All three answers are true! Swimming is a great way to exercise, relax and stay healthy. It’s also a skill that could save a life.

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Being active

Which of these activities are not physical activities?

Watching TV is not a physical activity, but bike riding and running around the playground are. These types of physical activities, of moderate intensity, cause you to feel warmer, breathe harder and make your heart beat faster – but you can still

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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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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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Pizza perfect

When ordering out, cut back on fat and salt by swapping a pizza with a cheese-stuffed crust to one with a thin, crispy crust instead and choose lower-fat toppings such as chicken, prawns and vegetables.