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Vegetables and legumes/beans

One of the five food groups, vegetables and legumes are a major part of a healthy diet for children. Find out why veggies are good for kids, when your favourite veggies are in-season and tips for fussy eaters.

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Seasonal fruits and vegetables

There are a number of great benefits that come with eating seasonal fruits and vegetables. Here is a list of the fruits and vegetables for each season of the year and the benefits they will bring to you and your family.

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Fruit and vegetables for children

Learn how to introduce your child to fruits and vegetables and understand why the nutrients they provide are essential to their health, growth and development.

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Potassium in vegetables

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Healthy Kids : Fruit and Vegetables

Offers advice on how to encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables for better health, along with links to recipe ideas and buying seasonal produce.

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Autumn: seasonal fruits and vegetables

Autumn runs from March to May and these autumn specific seasonal fruits and vegetables will surely help you recover from your end of summer blues.

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Spring: seasonal fruits and vegetables

Spring runs from September to November and these spring specific seasonal fruits and vegetables are a great way to bring you out of the winter funk and get ready for summer.

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Vegetable snacks for kids | Nutrition Australia

Most of us think of vegetables as part of a main meal whether they are mixed in with a stir fry or on the plate next to the meat. Sadly, children also soon learn to think of vegetables in the same way.

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Vegetable snacks for kids | Nutrition Australia

Most of us think of vegetables as part of a main meal whether they are mixed in with a stir fry or on the plate next to the meat. Sadly, children also soon learn to think of vegetables in the same way.

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Disguising vegetables | Nutrition Australia

Vegetables are often the hardest food to get children to enjoy, yet they are one of the most important. Whilst being a major source of vitamins, minerals and fibre they are also an important source of disease-fighting antioxidants and phytonutrients.

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