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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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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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Snack time

Set a regular healthy snack time for mid-morning and afternoon when the kids are home. It helps train their bodies to know regular food is coming, making them less likely to reach for unhealthy choices. Make at least one snack count towards their

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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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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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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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Go for green

Food labels show how much sugar, sat fat and salt are inside your food and drink. A good rule of thumb is to go for more greens and ambers and cut back on red 'traffic lights'. 

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How many sugar cubes are in juice drinks?

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