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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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Kids and salt

Do you know how much of the salt we are eating is already in the foods we buy?

It's not just the salt added to our cooking or at the table that we need to watch out for. Three-quarters of the salt we're eating is already in the foods we buy. These can contain a lot of salt — even if they don't taste salty!

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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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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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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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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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Move your body

Being active for at least 60 minutes every day is good for you. But do you know why?

In fact, all 3 answers are correct! Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve bone health and boost self-confidence. It also helps keep your heart healthy and team sports help you develop new social skills.

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Just a mouthful

If you're worried about fussy eater not getting a balanced diet, encourage them to try a mouthful of everything on their plate, rather than all of it. You might find they try more things that way.

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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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