Healthy Eating: An introduction for children aged 5-11
Lots of different things affect how healthy we are including what we eat and how active we are. Food plays a huge part in keeping us healthy and so we need t...
How do carbohydrates give us energy?
The first video in our Healthy Eating topic is all about starchy carbohydrates and is for children aged 7-11. Find out about some of the foods you might eat ...
How does protein help to mend us when we're hurt?
Protein is important for us to eat as it helps to mend us when we're hurt and helps our muscles, skin and hair to grow. We can find protein in foods like mea...
Show younger children why eating their fruit and veg is good for them
Fruit and vegetables contain some very important nutrients that our bodies need, including vitamins, minerals and fibre. This video is for children aged 5-7 ...
Why should children include dairy in their daily food intake?
The dairy group contains foods that are made with milk, like cheese and yoghurt. Dairy foods are important for our teeth and bones to grow strong. They are a...
Why should we eat sweet and sugary foods less often?
Not all foods give us the nutrients our bodies need to stay fit and healthy. These foods may taste nice but they can contain high levels of fat or sugar and ...
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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