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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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!
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.
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.
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.
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
These carrot and sultana mini pancakes taste great and are so easy to make!
When ordering out, cut back on fat and salt by swapping a pizza with a cheese-stuffed crust to one with a thin, crispy crust instead and choose lower-fat toppings such as chicken, prawns and vegetables.
Plates and bowls are often bigger these days. Try getting child-sized ones for the kids – it'll make it easier to tell if they're getting the right amount for their 'Me-sized meals'.