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Date: 2010. Good food habits set early in childhood can last a lifetime. Lunches provide around one third of our daily nutritional needs, so it’s important to put some thought and planning into them. Here are some tips on how to prepare a healthy lunchbox.
Date: December, 2009. This booklet tells you how to have a safe, cheap and delicious Christmas. It includes tips on how to be a thrifty shopper and the important food safety tips you need to know this Christmas.
Date: May, 2009. This Guide was developed through extensive consultation with schools, community groups, health professionals and suppliers who are currently involved in providing food in school.
Date: 2009. Keeping food correctly chilled in the fridge slows down the growth of bacteria. At temperatures between 5°C and 63°C (‘the danger zone’), bacteria on food can grow to a point where they can make you ill.
Date: 2008. Far too often when we pack the picnic basket we leave behind the good habits that keep us safe from food poisoning at home. Here are a few simple tips to help you avoid potential perils of picnics.
Date: 2008. On the island of Ireland, one in four of us is taking food supplements. But can they really make a difference? This guide to food supplements will answer most of your questions.
Date: 2008. Listeria is a bug that can cause an illness like the flu. It can be dangerous for a number of groups including pregnant women, unborn babies and new babies.
Date: Wholegrain breads contain carbohydrates, fiber, iron and B vitamins. They’re real ‘superfoods’ that can keep you going for longer and take care of your digestive system.
Date: 2007. At the moment, kids are eating on average about twice as many treat foods as they should be, so it’s time to think about cutting down.
Date: 2007. While it’s handy to pick up some chicken nuggets or sausages to pop under the grill, these meats often contain more fat and salt than the fresh cuts. Lean meat on the other hand can be just as easy, as well as a bit of a hero round the kitchen.
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