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Healthy Kids

The Healthy Kids website is a joint initiative between the NSW Ministry of Health, NSW Department of Education, Office of Sport and the Heart Foundation (NSW Division).

The overall goal of the Healthy Kids website has remained the same for over a decade - to support teachers, parents, carers, coaches, health professionals, kids and teens to make healthy choices by providing a ‘one stop shop’ of current and credible information, resources and support materials about healthy eating and physical activity.

The website includes kid friendly recipes, ideas for physical activity and practical ways to improve nutrition, as well as specific factsheets for families and children. These resources are structured around five ways to a healthy lifestyle:

  • Get active each day
  • Choose water as a drink
  • Eat more fruit and vegetables
  • Turn off the TV or computer and get active
  • Eat fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives.

Consumers, educators and health professionals are welcome to sign up for a quarterly e-newsletter for tips on helping kids and teens to eat well and get active.

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Last reviewed: December 2016

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Healthy Kids : Not Being Active

Learn more about the effects of too much screen time and recommendations for maximum screen time for kids

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Healthy Kids : Eat Fewer Snacks and Select Healthier Alternatives

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Healthy Kids : Schools and Healthy Kids

Find out ways schools can do a lot to promote and encourage healthy eating and physical activity for their students. This can happen at a whole-of-school level or in individual classrooms.

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Healthy Kids : How can I help my child to be a healthy kid?

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Healthy Kids : Buying Seasonal Produce

This page offers advice on buying seasonal produce (fruit and vegetables) when buying on a budget.

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Healthy Kids : What is a healthy weight?

The following pages provides tips and advice about healthy weights for children, and adolescents and explains what Body Mass Index (BMI) is.

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Healthy Kids : Physical Activity Ideas

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Healthy Kids : Nutrition

Information and ideas for healthy eating for kids and teenagers. Includes information on eating from the 5 different food groups and tips and tricks to make healthy eating easy.

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Healthy Kids : Resources and Activities

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Healthy Kids : Fact Sheets

Healthy kids website 5 key messages fact sheets - 5 ways to a healthy lifestyle - get active each day, choose water as a drink, eat more fruit and vegies, turn off the TV or computer and get active, eat fewer snacks and select healthier alternatives.

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