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Tips to help you eat well

This collection of handy tips will help you and your family enjoy better eating habits. But don’t forget to also check out our ‘Good Habits’ recipes, as well as challenges to keep your family motivated.


  • Frozen vegies are just as nutritious as the fresh variety - plus they're great value and extremely convenient.

  • With so much nutritional information on food labels they can be quite confusing. The ingredient listed first is present in the largest amount - so if sugar is first on the list, it means the product is high in sugar. Download the shopping helper here.

  • It's best to try not to drink diet soft drinks as an alternative. Some studies show they have been associated with adverse health consequences such as overeating, weight gain and dental erosion.

  • Plan your healthy meals for the week, then make a shopping list to ensure you get everything you need in one trip.

  • Try new foods with your child and talk to them about the taste, texture, smell and look.