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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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Look out for yoghurts

Look at the labels of different yoghurts and choose the one lower in sugar. Swapping can halve the sugar your kids are having.

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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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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.

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Make a sugary drink swap

It's a good idea to take a bottle of water with you when you're out and about. It'll save reaching for a sugary drink!

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Do you know what's inside this ice cream?

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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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