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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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Everyday sugar

Which of these everyday items can be high in added sugars?

In fact, there's often added sugar lurking in all these items. Try the Food Scanner app to help you see how much sugar, saturated fat and salt are in everyday food and drink.

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Make healthy swaps

Swap sugary drinks like fizzy drinks, energy drinks and juice drinks for lower-fat milks, water, sugar-free or no added-sugar drinks.

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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 5 to 18-year-olds be getting every day?

Kids and young people aged 5 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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Sugary drinks

A can of cola contains how many sugar cubes?

Crikey! That's way over the daily maximum amount of sugar for children in just one drink!

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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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