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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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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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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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Get off to a great start with our easy breakfast ideas

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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.

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Cycling safety

What type of headwear should you wear for cycling?

Cycling is great fun, but wear a bicycle helmet to keep yourself safe.

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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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Chocolate biscuits

Do you know how much sugar there is a packet of choccy biscuits?

A packet of your favourite choccy biscuits contains the equivalent of 29 cubes of sugar, 37 grams of saturated fat AND 6 sachets of salt. That’s a cube of sugar for every biscuit!

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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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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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Dancewear

For which of these types of dance would you usually wear a tutu?

Tutus are worn as a costume by ballet dancers.

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