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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 children.

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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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Food label reading guide | Nutrition Australia

Reading food and drink labels can help us make healthy choices. Understand what the label information means and how you can choose healthier options with this…

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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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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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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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Recommended number of serves for children, adolescents and toddlers | Eat For Health

The dietary patterns in the table below provide the nutrients and energy needed for all children and adolescents of average height with sedentary to moderate activity levels. Additional serves of the five food groups or unsaturated spreads and oils or discretionary choices are needed only by children and adolescents who are taller, more active or in the higher end of a particular age band, to meet additional energy requirements.

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What is a vegetarian diet? | Dietitians Australia

A varied and well-balanced vegetarian diet can supply all the nutrients you need for good health. Here are the nutrients you need to pay attention to if you're following a plant-based diet.

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