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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.


  • Make it easy for your child to participate in a meal by providing some food that he or she likes in combination with something new.

  • Add grated carrot or pumpkin to a wholegrain muffin recipe. Or for fun colour instead, toss in some fresh berries. For more recipe ideas click here.

  • A salad is quick and easy to prepare in summer. If you run out of time pick up a pre-made salad from the supermarket.

  • Low or reduced fat dairy foods are suitable for children over 2 years of age.

  • Try not to fall for the specials. That item on special might be good value, but ask yourself: "do we really need this?".