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Real life stories -
Real life stories -

Joelene

Joelene from Belfast talks about changes she has made to her and her daughter's diet. Reducing portion sizes, adding more vegetables, cooking from scratch and getting the whole family involved in the cooking. As her daughter is a fussy eater, she explains how she packs her lunchbox, and how she gives her non-food treats as rewards.

 


Vinnie

Vinnie talks about his 18 month old girl, and how the family eat together and create healthy habits. He explains the drinks they give her and why he gives her smaller portion sizes. He talks about planning the shopping, buying healthy snacks and how to introduce these.

 


Laura

Laura talks about her 6 year old son who was once clinically obese. She explains the small steps she took to change their eating habits. Little tips such as healthy snacks, reducing portions sizes, not using a treat jar and cutting down on sugar.

 


Gavin

Gavin Walker from Operation Transformation talks about physical activity, cooking with the kids, cutting down on sugar, reading food labels, fizzy drinks, portion sizes and helping to deal with children to make these changes.

 


Deirdre

Deirdre Hosford from Operation Transformation series 6 talks about cooking with the kids, cutting down sugar, reading food labels, meal planning and treats.

 


Monica

Monica Percy from Operation Transformation series 6 talks about cooking and cooking with the kids, exercising together, cutting down on treats, helping picky eaters and meal planning.

 


Greg

Greg Starr from Operation Transformation series 6 talks about eating as a family, meal planning, portion sizes, fizzy drinks, treats, food labels and snacks.

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