Back to school is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and we have lots of easy tips and ideas to help your family cut down on sugar. Find simple sugar swaps you can make at breakfast, in their lunchbox or for an after-school snack. Making just one or two everyday swaps can really make a difference to how much sugar your child is having!
Mix and match from our list of great ideas and find loads of top tips to help keep kids happy with healthier lunches that are simple and tasty.
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Get your kids moving this summer with our active games inspired by Disney. Take our quiz to help you discover which sports and activities are perfect for your family.
These tasty meal ideas are too good to resist. Get the kids to help you in the kitchen and start whipping up quick and easy dishes everyone will enjoy. Healthy food never tasted better!
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.
Being active for at least 60 minutes every day is good for you. But do you know why?
In fact, all 3 answers are correct! Being active can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve bone health and boost self-confidence. It also helps keep your heart healthy and team sports help you develop new social skills.
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.
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
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!
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.