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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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Smart swaps

After school, swap biscuits, sweets and chocolate muffins for healthier snacks like fruit and chopped veggies, plain rice cakes, toast with lower-fat spread or a fruited teacake. 

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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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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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Where's the fat?

We all know too much saturated fat is bad for us. Which foods are kids getting the most sat fat from?

There can be a surprising amount of saturated fat in unhealthy snacks like cakes, biscuits and chocolate! Fish and nuts are actually a great source of healthier fats, and choosing lower-fat milk is a great way to cut back on sat fat.

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