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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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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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Healthier drinks

Which of these drinks is the healthiest choice for children?

It's milk! You don't need to worry about the sugar in lower-fat milks as this isn't added sugar.

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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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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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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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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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