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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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About fat in your child's diet

We need some fat in our diet. It’s important to know where to find fats, and how to make healthy choices for your kids.

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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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Vitamins and nutritional supplements - MyDr.com.au

Vitamins and nutritional supplements are intended to provide essential nutrients which are missing or sufficient in a person’s diet.

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Fibre | Nutrition Australia

Fibre is a key nutrient for health. Learn what fibre is, why it is important, and how to obtain fibre from food.

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Pregnancy and diet - Better Health Channel

Good nutrition during pregnancy can help to keep you and your developing baby healthy. Your need for certain nutrients (such as iron, iodine and folate) increases when you are pregnant.

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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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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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Vitamins and minerals: which supplements should you be taking? | Queensland Health

There are hundreds of vitamin and mineral supplements on the market. Should you be taking them?

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LiveLighter - Tips to avoid sugary drinks

Sugary drinks can pack in as many kilojoules as food, but they don’t fill you up or provide the nutrients that your body needs. A 600mL cola contains around 16 teaspoons of sugar and over 1000kJ which is the same number of kilojoules as a tuna and salad sandwich.

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