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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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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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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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Fancy feet

Which type of footwear is sensible for running or jogging?

A pair of trainers, preferably with good support, is all you need to get running!

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Pack it in

Plan ahead and try to take a packed lunch to work or when you are out and about. It can work out cheaper.

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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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Warm up exercises

What is the best way to warm up for dancing?

A good way to warm up is by shaking your arms and legs. This helps your body loosen up.

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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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