Be a Healthy Role Model for Children

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10 tips for setting good examples Source: http://www.choosemyplate.gov You are the most important influence on your child. You can do many things to help your children develop healthy eating habits for life. Offering a variety of foods helps children get the nutrients they need from every food group. They will also be more likely to try […]


Healthy lunchbox alternatives

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By Dr. Antonella Grima Are you looking for a  healthy alternative to the classic ham sanwich? Try making a wholegrain salmon or chicken sandwich (you can save some from what you cook for dinner) with light mayo or greek yogurt. Add some cheese strips, rice crackers and a fruit, such as an apple for a tasty […]


School Lunchbox Idea

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By Dr. Antonella Grima Another lunchbox idea for a 3-4 year old: Wholemeal bread with Emmental cheese and just a scrape of butter, some rice crackers, a few dried apricots and a banana. A bottle of water completes this tasty school lunch


Q&A: Healthy Lunchboxes for Children

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Dr. Antonella Grima interviewed by Daniela Allen for A&H magazine What should we include and what should we avoid giving children in their lunch boxes? When preparing school lunches, one should try and include as many fresh ingredients as possible and keep away from pre-packed or ready-made lunches and snacks as these tend to have […]