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Protein for children

Children aged 2-5 should ideally eat a daily serving of protein. Find out how to encourage your child to eat protein as part of a balanced diet.

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Lean meat, fish, poultry and meat alternatives

Find out what varieties of protein there are and how you can serve them to your kids.

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Vegetables and legumes/beans

Find out why veggies are good for kids, when your favourite veggies are in-season and tips for fussy eaters.

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Coeliac disease - MyDr.com.au

Coeliac disease is a condition caused by an abnormal immune response, or sensitivity, to a dietary protein known as gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, rye and barley.

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Food labels & nutritional information | Raising Children Network

Nutritional information panels on food labels list energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates and sodium. These labels help you make healthy decisions about food.

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:: Ketogenic Diet - Epilepsy Action AustraliaEpilepsy Action Australia ::

The ketogenic diet is a diet with a strict ratio between fat and protein intake with very limited carbohydrates

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Takeaway food - MyDr.com.au

Takeaway foods are handy but can be loaded with fat, sugar and salt. Let myDr.com.au help you make healthier choices when you eat takeaway.

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Sugar and sugar cravings - MyDr.com.au

Our consumption of free sugar has tripled since 1960, with soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit juice and cordial the most significant sources. The World Health Organization recommends free sugars be less than 10% of your total energy intake - that's 6 teaspoons per day for women and 9 teaspoons for men. Our consumption of free sugar has tripled since 1960, with soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit juice and cordial the most significant sources. The World Health Organization recommends free sugars be less than 10% of your total energy intake - that's 6 teaspoons per day for women and 9 teaspoons for men.

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LiveLighter - The sneaky sugar in 'healthy' drinks

It's pretty obvious that soft drinks aren't a healthy choice. But what about some of the other drinks that market themselves as a better choice?

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LiveLighter - Sugary Drinks Facts

Sugary drinks give us lots of energy but don’t fill us up or provide the nutrients we need to keep our bodies healthy. View our facts on Sugary Drinks here.

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