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.
The best drink to have is tap water, so make sure everyone in the house has their own drink bottle filled and in the fridge ready to go for when thirst hits. Drinking tap water instead of buying sugary drinks will not only improve your health, it will also save you money.
Keep some tinned vegies, beans, lentils and chickpeas in the house - they're an excellent alternative to meat. Mix them into a salad, soup or casserole for extra protein, iron and fibre.
Use child-sized plates and bowls for your kids. It makes it easier to tell if they're getting the right portion size.
Try to drink plenty of tap water every day. It contains fluoride to keep your teeth healthy.
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.