1. Preschoolers

Nutrition & fitness

Getting kids into fun physical activity keeps them healthy.
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    What are carbohydrates? What’s the glycaemic index or GI? And why are they important? This article explains how to use GI to make family eating healthier.

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    How can you get kids to eat fruit and vegetables? Try our Mr Vegie Face pizza or rainbow plate to make fruit and vegies fun for your child. Get more ideas.

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    When your child is involved in physical activity, injury prevention is important. Our guide takes you through simple strategies to keep your child safe.

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    Childhood obesity is when children have too much body fat. Read how a healthy family lifestyle helps kids avoid obesity and benefits health and wellbeing.

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