Healthy Eating Tips

The resources on this page should give you lots of ideas for promoting healthy eating in your family. If there are other issues that you’d like us to cover,

Sugar, Health & Children

Sugar & Children

According to recent research carried out at the University of California, sugar is fuelling a global obesity pandemic. Sugar is far from just “empty calories” that make people fat. Sugar changes metabolism, raises blood pressure, affects the action of hormones and causes damage to the liver. Does your child eat too much sugar? We think […]

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Heart Healthy on Valentine’s Day!

break for fruits

According to the World Health Organisation, being physically active and having a healthy diet are two key ways to prevent heart disease. Make changes to your child’s health habits now so that they can look forward to a happier, healthier heart in the future! We’ve put together a few simple ways that you can help […]

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Eat More Fruit and Veg: Lunchboxes

Lunch time

Eating plenty of fruit and veg is essential for a balanced diet, and getting your kids used to eating these essential foods will help them avoid a range of serious illnesses (including heart disease and certain cancers) in later life. This article will give you some ideas for getting fruit and veg into your child’s lunchbox!

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The Switch Witch

Switch Witch

I am the Switch Witch and I have a very special job to do on Halloween night. I take away sweets and junk from children and I swap them for lovely toys, stickers and shiny coins! Late on Halloween night, when everyone is tucked up in bed, I fly through the sky on my broomstick […]

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Halloween Recipes

Jack-o

Halloween needn’t be full of junk food – too many sweets aren’t good for kids, and dealing with hyper children isn’t much fun for parents either. Aim to get a good dinner into your kids before they go trick or treating. Why not try our spooky recipes – great for children and adults alike! Eyeball spaghetti, witches potion, mashed potato ghosts & spaghetti brains!

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Tips: Getting Enough Fruit & Veg

Healthy Fruit Oranges

Even though health experts recommend that we should eat 5-10 portions of fruit & vegetables per day, most people do not eat enough of these essential foods. Many children do not even consume a single piece of fruit in a day.

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Healthy Breakfast–Muesli

Healthy Muesli

If your kids are tired of the same old breakfast cereal, try giving them some home-made muesli. Muesli is a tasty cereal which is made up of oats, dried fruit, nuts and seeds. Muesli is easy and cheap to make, and super-healthy.

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