7 Ways to ‘Make Healthy Normal’ for Your Family

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7 Ways to ‘Make Healthy Normal’ for Your Family

With 50 percent of NSW adults overweight or obese, we are living in an environment where being unhealthy is becoming the norm.

As spring has well and truly arrived and the weather is warming up across the country, there is no better time to refresh your routine and improve your health and wellbeing. With the days getting both longer and warmer there is no excuse not to start your family’s health kick.

Below are seven quick and easy changes, which many help you to encourage your family to Make Healthy Normal this spring:

1. Begin your day with a healthy breakfast to help you feel fuller throughout the day

Mornings can be a rush for most families, however breakfast is important for kids, as well as adults. An easy fix is to get up just 10 minutes earlier to enjoy a nutritious breakfast. Something as simple as cereal with fruit and milk, or wholemeal toast can be a straightforward option for most families. If you’re in a rush, take something to eat on the way to work or school, such as a banana or a fruit smoothie with light milk.

2. Pack a healthy lunch

Stay in control of your food choices by packing a healthy lunch, such as a sandwich or wrap, fruit, popcorn and water. Try preparing packed lunches the night before to save time in the morning. Take-away foods tend to be large portions and usually contain too much saturated fat and salt.

– Make Healthy Normal

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