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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.


  • The BUPA FoodSwitch app lets you scan the barcodes of food or drink items at the supermarket, making it easier to find healthier grocery options. It's a great app to help your family on the road to healthier eating habits. Download it for free from the App Store or Google Play.

  • When it comes to eating well, you can't go past the nutrients you'll get from fruit and vegies to help you feel good and look good. Check out our breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack Recipes

  • At the end of a meal, instead of asking "Are you finished?" ask "Is your tummy full?". This helps your child pay attention to feelings of hunger and fullness.

  • Why not join up with a friend, another family or a neighbour and start a vegie patch in the backyard? You could even swap the vegies you grow.

  • Did you know that water makes up around 60% of your body weight? And if our brains don't get enough water, our ability to concentrate can decrease by 13 percent and our short term memory can drop by 7 percent? Drink tap water throughout the day, every day.