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Kids-health is a site packed with hints and tips to keep you and the family healthy.

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Healthy Barbeque Time!

It’s fabulous when the summer re-appears and you can dust off the barbeque and invite the neighbours and family round. The children love it too. In fact it can become a great excuse to eat all the bangers and burgers they can manage! Well if that’s the case amongst your brood, you can take steps to ensure that the meat is …Continue reading →

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Top 10 Healthy Picnic Ideas for Kids

When the sunny weather finally gets here (haha!) you may be able to dash out for a picnic before it rains again. Here are a few things you can put in the fridge ready for a quick picnic getaway! Carrot sticks, mini pittas and houmous to dip Quiche made from free-range eggs (choose the lower fat and salt varieties if you can) …Continue reading →

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Tuna and Sweetcorn Pasta Shapes

Are you tired of having squidgy sarnies in your pack-up? Here’s something a little different to try. If you shop around, you may be able to find a groovy little plastic box with a knife and fork fitted into the lid – perfect for transportation to school! You need: 100g dry pasta shapes (twists, bows or tubes are fine) 1 …Continue reading →

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Food on a Budget

  Everyone is feeling a squeeze on the family finances. It seems the cost of absolutely everything has shot through the roof and it is becoming more and more difficult to make family meals for just a few pounds. The cheapest meals can be made with market vegetables and pulses, but mums can generally tell what the kid’s reaction to lentil …Continue reading →

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Nutrition Facts Made Easy

If you’re a busy mum or dad and rely on foods for convenience, rather than cooking from scratch, then this could be the information you need to make the right choices for the family. So many of us are choosing convenience foods, and let’s face it, after a 9 hour shift in the office and then dashing round taking the kids to karate …Continue reading →

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Fancy Frittata

A frittata is a dish made with eggs and any cooked vegetables. So you may have some in the fridge from yesterday’s dinner or you can fry a few. The eggs and cheese are full of protein and the veggies do your body tons of good too! Here’s the recipe that Kids-Health like the best. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, …Continue reading →

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The Food Pyramid

So here it is. The food pyramid. You may be surprised to know that it has nothing whatsoever to do with the Ancient Egyptians. Even though they were quite partial to the odd pyramid or two, theirs were made of rock and this pyramid is not.   In fact, this pyramid is made of imaginary food. At the bottom are …Continue reading →

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