TEaching nutrition

Teaching nutrition?

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Catch a Rainbow poster


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A Healthy Habit: Read Food Labels

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2 fruits and 5 vegetables – Kids only


http://www.gofor2and5.com.au/article.aspx?c=7&a=136&n=1

This website outlines the benefits of fruit and vegetables, suggests ways of increasing fruit and vegetable intake and provides easy recipes. The Kids Only section provides activities designated lower primary, middle primary, and upper primary.

Are vitamins and Minerals for kids?

As parents we all know how important nutrition is, but are vitamins and minerals for kids to? It’s a fact that nutrition is an important consideration no matter what age you are. And choosing vitamins and minerals for kids is just as important. Most children will want the supplement they recently saw advertised on television but it’s important for parents to consider the vitamin and minerals that their child needs to grow up strong and healthy.
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Colour-coded diets

Based on the clever titles, it might be tempting to dismiss these programs as gimmicks, and in fact when your weekly menus are literally “color coded,” it might seem that the diet book authors are just scrambling for a new hook or premise on which to base an entire eating program. I have not read any of those books you mentioned yet, so I can’t comment on any of them specifically. However, as “gimmicky” as from every color in the rainbow may sound at first, there is some very legitimate and scientific evidence that this is a great idea.
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CSIRO to develop total wellbeing diet for kids

A children’s version of the popular ‘The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet’ will be developed with federal funding. The Australian Government is putting $3 million into the ABC guide to dieting for juniors, modelled on the bestselling CSIRO health regime. The fat-fighting diet and exercise book may be distributed to the nation’s four million children through schools by 2009.

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