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Healthy Living

6 Tips for planning meals

Parents say that planning really helps them make sure they can pull together healthy meals, no matter how busy things get. These tips will help:

Fruit and vegetables

Fruit and veg are packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre to help keep us healthy.

Easy ways to 5-a-day for you and your family

How to have fruit or veg at every meal.

What’s stopping your 5-a-day?

Do you find fruit and veg too expensive? Do you find they go off to quickly...?

Portion sizes

Children’s appetites vary from day to day but the tips below will help you to make sure they get enough, but not too much to eat.

What's in your cereal?

If the cereal name or description sounds sugary then it most likely is.

What is a healthy breakfast?

A healthy start could help them have a better day, especially at school, BUT, you have to make it happen at the busiest time of the day. Here’s how…

What is a healthy snack?

Children often get hungry between meals and it’s important that snacks provide important nutrients, in the same way their meals do.

What is a healthy lunch?

Are you tired of preparing the same old thing for lunch? We hear you! Finding inspiration is not always easy. But here are some practical tips and tasty options that might tempt your little ones.

What is a healthy dinner?

Dinner doesn’t have to take long, and it doesn’t have to be fancy. We have some tips that might just help.

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