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Follow the links to: Nutrition for all ages > Children
Covers dietary guidelines for children, fact sheets about healthy foods kids love, suggestions for fussy eaters, lots of healthy, yummy recipe ideas, and food activities to help interest and involve children in food.
Ideas for parents, resources for teachers and childcare staff and publications on good food habits and daily physical activity.
The Parents Jury
The Parents Jury is a web-based network of parents who wish to improve the food and physical activity enviroments for children in Australia.
Community Services (formally NSW Department of Community Services)
It's important not to get into battles with toddlers about food and eating - some tips on how to avoid those battles.
ABC Parenting - Nutritional Basics
Provides tools and guidelines for ensuring your child learns to love good food. Information includes appetite, foods to avoid, overeating and undereating.
ABC Parenting - Child Friendly Fruit and Vegies
Fun ideas on how to teach you child to enjoy fruit and vegetables.
ABC Parenting - Finger Foods
Great finger food ideas for children.
ABC Parenting - Food Portions
A guide to what your child should be eating.
ABC Parenting - Meals in Minutes
Ideas for easy, quick meals for children.
ABC Parenting - Homemade Baby Food
A guide to making you own solids.
Better Health Channel - Eating Tips for Babies 0-1
Useful information for parents on when to wean your baby and when solids should be introduced.
Better Health Channel - Eating Tips for Young Toddlers
Tips on how to handle mealtimes, safety suggestions and advice on what you toddler should drink.
Tips for Dealing with Fussy Eaters
One of the most common problems parents of young children have is dealing with “fussy eaters”. All of a sudden, a previously easy going toddler who ate everything given to them starts to reject every type of food imaginable with the exception of milk and chicken nuggets. Mum is beside herself with worry that her toddler is going to stop growing properly and continues to offer hundreds of different meal concoctions in the vain hope that the child will finally agree to eat something. Sound familiar?