Healthy eating habits articles
Eating away from home
Eating away from home
Read how to help kids and teens make healthy food choices when eating out or eating away from home. It starts with healthy family food in early childhood.
Healthy drinks for kids and teenagers
Healthy drinks for kids and teenagers
What are healthy drinks for kids? Water is best. Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices are unhealthy. This simple guide explains what kids should drink.
Making healthy foods fun
Making healthy foods fun
Turning food into something ‘precious’ can make healthy foods fun. Watch how these children love eating broccoli after Dad says, ‘It’s only for grown-ups!’
Setting a good example by eating healthy food yourself
Setting a good example by eating healthy food yourself
Children do what you do. This video shows how getting children into healthy eating is mostly about eating healthy food yourself.
Sharing healthy snacks with children
Sharing healthy snacks with children
Grapes for me, grapes for you. In this video on healthy snacks for kids, Mum leads by example as she and her daughters have healthy snacks after school.
Vegetables: how to encourage your child to eat more
Vegetables: how to encourage your child to eat more
Vegetables – children don’t always want to eat them, but vegetables are important in a healthy diet. Use our tips to encourage your child to eat vegies.
Where food comes from: talking with children
Where food comes from: talking with children
Get kids interested in healthy fresh food by talking about where it comes from. The family in this video shows how food shopping gets a conversation going.
Healthy eating habits for kids
Healthy eating habits for kids
Worried about what your child is eating, and how much? Get practical ideas to make sure your child eats healthy foods and develops healthy eating habits.
Quick, easy and healthy food: videos
Quick, easy and healthy food: videos
Making quick easy healthy food doesn’t have to be hard. Watch these five short videos for top lunch ideas and tips for getting children into healthy food.
Healthy food choices for children: videos
Healthy food choices for children: videos
How do you get kids to make healthy food choices? These four short videos get you started with shopping for healthy food and doing lunch boxes together.
Encouraging healthy eating in children: videos
Encouraging healthy eating in children: videos
Want to know how to make broccoli disappear? These three short videos show how making food fun can get kids into healthy eating and healthy food.
Fresh food and children: videos
Fresh food and children: videos
Getting kids interested in fresh food starts in the garden. Watch these videos for ideas on getting kids talking about healthy food – and eating it too!
Healthy food and children’s learning and development: videos
Healthy food and children’s learning and development: videos
Who knew a fresh food market could help kids learn about healthy food, reading, maths and more? These videos show how healthy food boosts child development.