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What’s A Food Allergy?

Are you allowed to bring peanut butter sandwiches to school? Sometimes teachers need to ban this popular lunchbox food because nuts can make some students very sick.

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Managing Blood Sugar With Exercise

What type of exercise is best when the goal is better management of blood sugar levels? Well, that is at once a very complex question and a very simple one.

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Wet Workouts

Splashing about in a swimming pool is not only fun, it is very good for your body. But why is this?

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Soft Drinks & Sugar

Most soft drinks and fruit juices you buy from shops taste sweet because they contain heaps of sugar. Bet you can't guess how many teaspoons of sugar are in just one drink! Keep reading for answers.

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Pack Riding 1: Skills

What skills and etiquette are required for safe pack riding?

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Crunch On A Carrot

Parents make lots of strange claims about food. There's no way that eating bread crusts makes hair go curly … so should you believe adults when they say carrots help you see in the dark?

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Pack Riding 4: Hills

In the final part of this series, we look at climbing and descending. In both cases gravity accentuates the need for good communication, predictability, responsibility and teamwork.

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Live A Long Life

What are the secrets to living a long and healthy life? You might be surprised.

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Exercise Your Brain

You might think exercising your brain means mathematics or science or language lessons. Classroom activities are, of course, great for your "grey matter". But your brain can gain from physical activity too.

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The Most Important Meal

You've probably heard it said a million times before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Is this true?

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Staying Smoke-Free: Review & Reward

Preparing for the future and renewing your commitment is vital. But so is recognising what you have achieved.

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Eat Smart

We can exercise to help our brain but can we eat to get smarter? Let's look at what science can tell us about ‘brain food'.

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Why Does Exercise Feel Good?

Knowing that exercise is good for us may be one reason why doing it can make us feel better about ourselves. The fact that it is fun also makes exercise enjoyable.

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Fill Your Plate With Colour

When you're eating fruits and vegetables, take a look at the colours on your plate. Lots of colours means lots of the different vitamins and minerals your body needs to stay healthy!

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Weight Management Tips For Ex-Smokers

While it doesn’t affect everyone, weight gain of up to five kilograms is fairly normal after quitting smoking. Given that this can be a deterrent to staying quit, it's important to have steps you can take to reduce weight gain or avoid it altogether.

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