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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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Make a sugary drink swap

It's a good idea to take a bottle of water with you when you're out and about. It'll save reaching for a sugary drink!

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How many sugar cubes are in juice drinks?

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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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Get fruity with puddings

Fruit is always the best choice for pudding! If you're choosing other types of puddings, try only have these at the weekend.

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Where's the fat?

We all know too much saturated fat is bad for us. Which foods are kids getting the most sat fat from?

There can be a surprising amount of saturated fat in unhealthy snacks like cakes, biscuits and chocolate! Fish and nuts are actually a great source of healthier fats, and choosing lower-fat milk is a great way to cut back on sat fat.

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