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Do you know what's inside this ice cream?

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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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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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Pizza perfect

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.

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Move your body

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.

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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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The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide is a brilliant idea – it helps you eat a healthy, balanced diet by showing you the different types of foods and drinks we should consume. Simple!

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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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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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Sugary snacks

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.

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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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Me-sized meals

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'.

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Half the sugar kids eat comes from snacks and sugary drinks

Watch our video to see what all that sugar looks like!