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Weight Management in Children - Supporting Resources

Information for Health Professionals

Ministry of Health

Motivational Interviewing

Ministry of Health Fact Sheets (pdfs) for Parents and Carers

Supporting Resources for Key Messages

Enjoy 5 or more vegetables and fruits every day

Printable Resources

Useful Links

Recipes and Ideas

  • My Family Food - Health Promotion Agency webpage with recipes of easy, fast and affordable food ideas, including breakfast, lunchboxes, dinner, desserts, snacks and baby food
  • Fuelled 4 life - Ideas for healthier food at schools and learning centres, includes lunchbox ideas and recipes
  • Healthy lunchbox ideas - Heart Foundation short tips with links to recipes
  • Easy ways to eat more veges and tasty snack ideas, HPA. Downloadable A5 sheet or order tear off pads
  • Affordable Eats - Downloadable cookbook (32 pages) from Heart Foundation on budget and healthy meals
  • Kids in the Kitchen - Downloadable or order from Heart Foundation, 43 pages

Limit screen time to less than 2 hours a day

Play actively for more than 1 hour each day

Choose water or plain milk, have 0 sugary drinks

Last updated : Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Next review date : Thursday, June 20,2019

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