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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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Sugary cereal

How many cubes of sugar are there in a box of sugary breakfast cereal?

A box of your child's favourite sugary cereal typically contains 56 cubes of sugar, plus 10 sachets of salt and 7g of saturated fat!

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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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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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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