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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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Carrot and sultana mini pancakes

These carrot and sultana mini pancakes taste great and are so easy to make!

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How many sugar cubes are in juice drinks?

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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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Benefits of walking

Walking is good for you, but do you know why?

In fact, all three answers are correct! Walking boosts your immune system, builds bones and muscles, and can reduce stress. Even a brisk 10 minute walk counts, so get outside and start walking!

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Sugary snacks

On average, what percentage of kids' overall sugar intake comes from snacks?

Wow, half of their sugar intake comes from snacks! This shows how choosing healthier snacks could make a big difference.

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