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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.


  • We know how hard it can be, but children are less likely to eat when there is pressure, force or bribery.

  • Wondering how to eat more beans and legumes?  Check out our Chicken and Bean Fajitas recipe. 

  • If your kids are getting hungry while you're on the move, one way to avoid fast-food temptation is by always having some fruit in your bag.

  • Eating vegies is a great way to maintain a healthy weight. If you're worried about your child's weight, talk with your GP or make an appointment with a dietitian in ACT Health's Women, Youth and Children Nutrition team

  • 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.