Healthy Kids News & Advice

Our top canned legumes

18/04/2016 Help for Parents, Product Reviews

We’re celebrating the International Year of Pulses all year! This means that, as well as creating some new kid-friendly recipes, we're investigating the best unflavoured canned legumes or beans available
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Beef and bean pita cups

12/02/2016 Canteen Advice, Canteen recipes, Everyday, GREEN, Healthy Eating, Hot meals, Lunchbox, Party food ideas, Recipes, Snacks

Everyday (NSW) GREEN (ACT) Makes 12 cups Ingredients: 6 wholemeal pita bread pockets, halves separated 300g lean beef strips, cut in half 1 red capsicum, diced 1 x 400g can red kidney
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Your diet could be harming your child

21/10/2015 Help for Parents

In September this year, a toddler who was double the average weight for her age was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. In an age of increasing childhood diet-related disease,
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Most Australian children eat less than half the veggies they should be

19/02/2015 Advice for teachers, Crunch&Sip, Healthy Eating

You might not think it happens in your backyard, school or community, but research shows that regardless of location, income, parent education level and employment status, on average kids don't
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Watch out for ‘Occasional’ foods in the health food aisle

19/02/2015 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents

As well as helping school canteens to deliver healthier lunch and recess options every day, Healthy Kids categorises food and drink into 'Everyday'/'Occasional' or 'GREEN', 'AMBER' and 'RED' products. You
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Healthy snack ideas for kids

Healthy snack ideas for kids

12/12/2013 Healthy Eating, Help for Parents, Lunchbox, Snacks

Try these healthy snack ideas for kids! Kids often need to eat between meals and these opportunities should be used to nourish them with healthy snacks. Preparing and presenting healthy
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