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HEALTH

'CHOP UP COLOURFUL,
RAW VEG LIKE CARROTS,
CUCUMBER AND PEPPERS
TO EAT WITH A HEALTHY
DIP SUCH AS HOUMOUS'

NUTRITIOUS SWAPS
One of the reasons children
reach for crisps and sweets
is they're easily available.
Try these options instead

BIG BILL
The NHS spends more
each year on the treatment
of obesity-related diseases
than on the police, fire

around the playground
to
their heart's content.
system combined.
Parents must also
ensure they encourage
healthy eating habits at home
and practise what they preach - even
making a few small changes can be a
recipe for success.

service and judicial

SWEET NEWS
Food firms have also been told to reduce
overall sugar across a range of products
by at least 20% by 2020, either by
reducing portion size or encouraging
lower sugar alternatives.
The recommendations, from Public
Health England, cover nine types of
products including breakfast goods,
yogurts and puddings but the guidelines
are not compulsory, so it is still unclear
what good this will do, if any at all.
However, it predicts the approach it
has taken 'will reduce childhood obesity
while respecting consumer choice,
economic realities and, ultimately,
our need to eat'.
And this is where it is part of a
parent's job to create the most healthy
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environment possible when it
comes to children's food.
'Kids come home from school
starving and often want to reach
out for refined sugary snacks,
so it's important to have some
healthy options readily available
for them,' explains nutritional
therapist Marcelle Rose, who
works with families in London
to create healthy meals.
'Chopping up some colourful
raw vegetables like cucumber,
carrots, radish, cauliflower,
broccoli and peppers, to eat with
a healthy dip such as houmous,
is an easy way to pack in the
veg. A handful of unsalted
and unroasted nuts is another
good option.'
She continues: 'Nuts contain
healthy fats and protein so are
actually very filling and are
packed with minerals and vitamins.
'Avocado or nut butters on oatcakes
make another handy alternative and all
these tasty snacks will help to keep your
children's sugar cravings at bay.'

AVOCADO OR
NUT BUTTERS
Avocados contain a
wide variety of nutrients,
including 20 vitamins and
minerals. They contain
more potassium
than bananas
and are loaded
with fibre.
COLOURFUL VEG
Red and purple fruits and
veg, such as bell peppers,
are powerful antioxidants,
good for maintaining a
healthy heart. Leafy greens,
especially kale and Romaine
lettuce, are a
good source of
vitamin A and
calcium.

WORDS: FRANCESCA NORTH, IMAGES: GETTY IMAGES, SHUTTERSTOCK

A HANDFUL OF
UNSALTED NUTS
Nuts are high in fat, but
much of it is the hearthealthy variety. The amount
of saturated fat, which
people should avoid, varies.
Aim to eat almonds,
hazelnuts and
chestnuts rather
than macademia
nuts or cashews.



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