Ensuring children maintain a healthy weight boosts their chances of having a happy heart later in life
Lifestyle changes will improve your health and give your family a boost as well
The more young people eat with their family, the better their diet
Children who eat away from home often, are more likely to be overweight and have a poor-quality diet
Most parents will be acutely aware that toddlers know what they like. But these strongly held preferences remain for life
Eating more fruit and vegetables improves bone health in young and old alike
Teenage consumers of coffee and caffeinated soft drinks may think they're giving themselves a liquid wake-up call, but it could make them more tired
What a child eats for breakfast may affect how they perform at school throughout the day
Have a look in your kitchen cupboards and refrigerator. If you're looking at biscuits and lollies rather than fruit and vegetables, perhaps it's time for a clean out
What is 'energy' and where do we get it? What happens if we get too much?
Strong bones help protect you from injury if you fall over and if you get bumped playing sport. So how do we grow strong bones?
With the number of overweight Aussie kids ballooning, it's increasingly vital to encourage young people to be physically active
If parents eat a healthy diet, their children are more likely to follow suit
Simple changes in diet and exercise can improve your health and ensure you don't develop diabetes or help manage the condition
Children are drinking less milk and more soft drinks and fruit-flavoured beverages. It's time for schools, parent groups and governments to act
In the fight against the childhood obesity epidemic, to what extent should teachers press home the healthy eating message?
Mum was right. Eating junk food leads to pimples. Don't you hate that?
People at risk of heart disease can be detected as early as adolescence and possibly from infancy
With growing numbers of young Australians overweight and obese, parents have a responsibility to protect the long-term health of their children
What messages should we be sending children about healthy eating?
Is the Easter bunny our enemy? Why else would it leave chocolate out for kids to find? After all, chocolate is unhealthy, right?
Despite improvements in overall oral health, tooth decay in primary (baby) teeth is still high among young children
Should parents worry if their child is overweight? How serious an issue is excess weight in children and young people?
Why do you eat food? It seems like a simple question, but the answer might be more complicated than you think!
Making lunches nutritious and banning lollies, buns and sweetened drinks can have a significant impact on student health at your school