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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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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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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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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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Cycling skills

Which skills does riding a bike help develop?

In fact, all three answers are correct! Riding a bike or scooter helps develop your motor skills, including balance and coordination, as well as building up strength in the legs and core.

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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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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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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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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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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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