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Healthy food every day: Aboriginal families

0-12 years

Feed kids healthy food

Kids need to eat lots of different healthy foods like vegetables, fruits, cereals, meat and dairy.

Keep kids away from food with lots of fat and sugar – food like hot chips, lollies, cakes, burgers and fizzy drinks.

Get help managing money for food and bills.

Feed kids first

Feed kids first. Pack healthy food for kids. They can take it with them when they stay with others.

Buying healthy food

Kids need healthy food every day. It’s good to plan healthy meals.

It’s good to shop on pay day. You can get more healthy food the next week if you need to.

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