Nutrition for Young Athletes

Nutrition for Young Athletes

While all children need a healthy balanced diet, good nutrition for young athletes is especially important. According to Kids Health, children who participate in a lot of sport may have higher energy needs. Kids and teens who are involved in all-day competitions or strenuous endurance sports (like rowing, cross-country running, or competitive swimming) that can involve 1½ […]

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5 Foods Superheroes Eat For KA-POWER!

5 Foods Superheroes Eat

National Superhero Week runs from Monday 29 August to Sunday 4 September.  To celebrate, we’re looking at what foods superheroes eat to get their KA-POWER!     1. Superman Loves Carrots Carrots give Superman his POW! because they are a great source of Vitamin A, an important vitamin that helps you to grow and see […]

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5 Easy Food Experiments #NationalScienceWeek2016


It’s #NationalScienceWeek2016! We’re passionate about food and education so we’ve researched five easy science experiments kids can do with food. These experiments all use ingredients and materials found around the home. They are safe for kids (small children might need help with some materials like boiling water) and the environment. You don’t need to buy stuff and you can conduct these experiments in the classroom or the home kitchen. We hope your students and children have fun with science and enjoy learning about the world around them.

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Healthy School Lunches Fuel Brains

How Healthy School Lunches Fuel Student Brains

Healthy school lunches are important to provide fuel for students’ brains to support their learning. Did you know the adult brain makes up about two percent of body weight but consumes around 20 percent of the body’s energy? At four years of age, a child’s brain is growing so rapidly it burns two thirds of […]

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