Blog series: Establishing healthy eating habits with your child

21st September 2015

Eating habits are established early in life and form the eating behaviours that children carry forward into adolescent and adult years. It is never too early to start helping your child understand that healthy eating is part of normal healthy lifestyle. Positive role modelling as parents is very powerful, as children learn by copying behaviours.

Blog series: Understanding portion sizes for children

14th September 2015

Today, let’s take a look at the guidance on what is a portion size for different foods in each food group and how to achieve the right balance between the food groups. The Eatwell Plate* helps to illustrate that proportionally carbohydrate foods are needed in the greatest amount, roughly 1/3 of total energy intake. This