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Rainbow skewers: A healthy, fun and tasty party food option
Rainbow skewers: A healthy, fun and tasty party food option (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A challenge that many parents face when preparing party food for their children is finding the right balance between healthy, tasty and fun food options.  Rainbow skewers – made from different coloured fruit and/or vegetables – is an option that ... Read More »

How much sugar is in your child’s fruit drink?
How much sugar is in your child’s fruit drink? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the University of Liverpool and colleagues from Action on Sugar have assessed the sugar content of over 200 fruit drinks marketed at children and have found them to be “unacceptably high”. The research, conducted by Professor Simon Capewell ... Read More »

Growing greener kids
Growing greener kids (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

In kitchens throughout Australia, many parents are worrying about their children’s diet. Temptation lurks everywhere in an unhealthy mix of readily available junk food and energy drinks, pernicious advertising and the siren call of sedentary activities. What can parents do ... Read More »

Growing healthy students
Growing healthy students (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

School gardens can have a positive effect on children’s health, as well as the environment, joint research from Australian Catholic University and the University of Texas has found. Researchers discovered that children who are involved with school gardens eat more ... Read More »

Fruit and vegetable flashcard games
Fruit and vegetable flashcard games (9 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 0-5 years. Different activities are more appropriate for different ages. For example babies may enjoy simply looking and pointing at the cards, while toddlers and pre-schoolers will enjoy developing their skills playing the memory and sorting games. Duration of ... Read More »

Orange icy poles
Orange icy poles (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Ice blocks made from freshly squeezed oranges with no added sugar are healthy snacks for kids to cool down with on a hot day. Number of servings: 6 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: No cooking Difficulty rating: Easy Age recommendation: This recipe is ... Read More »

Kids choose fruit when it’s easy to eat
Kids choose fruit when it’s easy to eat (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Previous studies and surveys have shown that kids love to eat fruit in ready-to-eat bite-sized pieces, yet in most school settings, the fruit is served whole, which could be the cause that children are taking fruits but not eating them. ... Read More »

 
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