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Five food groups

Learn about the five food groups and how eating a variety from each every day will help your child develop and grow.

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Healthy eating for your child

Learn how you can teach your child good eating habits so they can make healthy choices and reduce their risk of obesity and diseases such as diabetes.

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Breastfeeding your toddler | Australian Breastfeeding Association

The nutritional benefits of breastfeeding in the first year of life are well-documented and they do not cease after 12 months.Breastfeeding your toddler can provide 29% of his daily energy needs, 43% of protein requirements, 75% of vitamin A requirements and 60% of vitamin C. Read about breastfeeding toddlers.

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WWWT Worksheets/Strategies: Enough sleep

Babies need good sleep as much as they need good nutrition. While asleep, babies rest, grow and develop. Under-slept babies tend to cry more, to be difficult to comfort and difficult to play with, and therefore do not learn well. The baby needs help to learn to sleep for at least two cycles during the day sleeps, to increase the length of night time sleeps, and to have adequate total sleep in twenty-four hours.

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Vegetables: encouraging kids to eat vegies | Raising Children Network

Vegetables give children energy and can protect them against chronic diseases. Our tips can help you encourage children to eat 2-4½ serves of vegies each day.

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Packing healthy lunches for children | Raising Children Network

A healthy lunch gives kids energy to play, concentrate and learn. With our healthy lunch ideas, your child’s lunch box options will be nutritious and tasty!

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What is a serve? | Eat For Health

The Australian Dietary Guidelines group foods together that share similar nutrients, this creates the Five Food Groups.

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Healthy eating throughout all of life | Eat For Health

The Australian Dietary Guidelines will help people of all ages make the best food and drink choices for good health and avoid health problems.

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The Five Food Groups | Eat For Health

Guideline 2 recommends we enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods from the five groups every day The key to eating well is to enjoy a variety of nutr

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Australian Guide to Healthy Eating | Eat For Health

The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is a food selection guide which visually represents the proportion of the five food groups recommended for cons

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