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Special diets for kids

Your child may need a special diet for a metabolic condition, allergies or your beliefs. Learn about how to give your child the nutrients they need.

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Healthy diet during pregnancy

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

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Vegetarian and vegan feeding guide for toddlers

Toddlers can eat a vegetarian or vegan diet, as long as the foods they are eating contain enough energy, protein and nutrients for them to grow.

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Diet and healthy lifestyle while breastfeeding

Breastfeeding mothers don't need a special diet. But small amounts of what you eat can enter your breast milk, so knowing what's safe is important.

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About salt in your child's diet

Most of the salt we eat now comes from processed foods. Find out how your family can cut back on how much salt you eat.

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Vegetarian and vegan feeding guide for babies

If your baby is ready for solids and you plan to start them on a vegetarian or vegan diet, you may need to take extra care to ensure they get adequate nutrition.

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Junk food

Kids may love junk food, but they should not form part of a regular, healthy diet.

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Healthy eating for your child

A good diet is important for your child’s development and can reduce their risk of obesity and some diseases. Learn more about healthy eating.

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Children, vitamins and minerals

Kids often don’t need vitamin or mineral supplements. Learn more about giving your child the vitamins and minerals they need through a balanced diet.

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Having a healthy pregnancy

Having a healthy pregnancy means following a healthy diet, getting regular exercise, knowing what to avoid and making sure your vaccinations are up to date. Find out more here.

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