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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.


  • It's an easy one to forget but try to take your own water bottle when you leave the house so you're not tempted to buy sugary drinks. Leave a spare bottle in the boot of your car for emergencies.

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

  • If you eat fast food, try to swap fries for a side salad, a sundae for a fruit salad and soft drink for tap water (take your own drink bottle!).

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

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