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Change4life - Make A Swap When You Next Shop

Published on 02 January 2019

Change4life - Make A Swap When You Next Shop

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There will also be new maths and literacy activities available to download on the School Zone from the 4th of January, the online teachers hub housing free, curriculum-linked resources to help primary teachers and leaders embed healthier habits in their school throughout the year. These exciting activities will get pupils counting and comparing how many sugar cubes are in some of their everyday foods as well as sharing stories and persuading others about healthier swaps with their new found sugar smart knowledge.

Click here to access the Chaneg4life SchoolZone

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Change4Life has launched a new campaign to encourage families to ‘make a swap when you next shop’ to help them cut back on sugar.

Children in England are having around 2,800 sugar cubes more than they should each year, more than double the maximum recommended amount. Too much sugar is bad for children’s health. Most of the sugar children are having comes from sugary drinks, confectionery, biscuits, cakes, desserts, higher-sugar breakfast cereals and higher-sugar yoghurts.

Change4Life is showing families how easy it is to cut back on sugar by making a few simple swaps to their everyday food and drinks.  Lots of partners will also be highlighting healthier options in-store and in their own advertising and many will be using a new Change4Life ‘good choice’ badge to make it even easier for families to make healthier choices.  

Make a swap when you next shop. Sign up to Change4Life today for great prizes, easy tips and meal ideas. 
 

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Author: Vikki Tolley

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