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Healthy eating and regular exercise help keep children healthy. Being healthy doesn’t have to be a chore – the changes we need to make are simple and will lead to happy, healthy kids. Join us now and become a Parent for Health!

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Ways to Be Active Every Day

Active Kids

To be healthy we need to be active every day. With our busy home, work, school lives it isn’t always easy to get your daily dose of exercise. We’ve put together a few ideas that will help you and your family get active every day without setting foot inside the gym!

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Healthy Pancake Tuesday


Who doesn’t love Pancake Tuesday? Luckily, pancakes are a treat that can be kept very healthy so long as you’re careful with the fillings. This year, avoid slathering your pancakes in chocolate spreads or sticky syrups. Pancakes can be a great way of getting in some of your fruity five-a-day as well as some other […]

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Healthy New Years Resolutions!

New year

Though we’re mid-way through January, it’s not too late to make some resolutions – the new year is a great time to make healthy changes. It’s easy to make resolutions, but not so easy to keep them – so here are a few simple tips and ideas to keep you on track! Use your resolutions […]

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Why Porridge is So Good For You

Healthy Porridge and Bananas

Porridge (also called oatmeal) is a super healthy breakfast – it tastes delicious, is versatile and easy to make. Eating porridge fills your kids up for longer than other breakfast cereals – which makes snacking between meals less likely, helping children to maintain a healthy weight.
Oats have many other health benefits – including helping to prevent heart disease and certain cancers.

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Recipe: Porridge

Porridge Healthy

Porridge is a delicious high fibre food – easy to make and suitable for the whole family. The recipe below gives an idea of the basic ingredients and how they can be cooked. Use this to get you started then experiment with your own toppings and flavourings!

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What is a Balanced Diet?

Healthy Diet Child

Healthy eating isn’t complicated – for most children (and parents!) having a balanced diet boils down to eating more fruit & veg and eating less junk food. By encouraging good eating habits in our children we can help to prevent: Overweight and obesity Heart disease & stroke Type 2 diabetes Certain cancers You might think that […]

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How to Survive Christmas Dinner!

Healthy Christmas Dinner

It’s easy to overeat at Christmas, as we bombard ourselves with turkey, ham, sweets, trifle, cake & Christmas pudding. Sometimes you end up feeling like you’re more stuffed than the Christmas bird! To keep your family healthy this Christmas, and to avoid the after-dinner slump, follow these tips: You Don’t Need to Clear Your Plate […]

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