Spring is here which means it’s almost time for the annual Perth Royal Show to roll into town! With so many things to see and do, it’s a good idea to take some time to plan your visit before jumping in the car or on the train and setting off. Otherwise, this fun filled day out can end up costing you a lot more than just the tickets at the gate. To minimise the money spent (and the meltdowns) try some of our top tips for a healthy and happy day at the Show.
Sports carnivals are demanding for students and teachers alike. Reaching for healthy food can help to keep your concentration up all day, whether it’s for coordinating competition or for teaching in the classroom.
Sports drinks are consumed by around 14% of young people on any given week in Australia yet they offer no benefits to children participating in any type of exercise, and one bottle has the same amount of sugar as a can of coke. We dive into hydration for junior sports, why water is the best option for kids, and why we shouldn’t be sucked in by sugary sports drinks.
Let us help you repurpose those lunchbox rejects! We all know that sometimes the lunchbox comes home with a few bits and pieces left rattling around. Luckily the bits that get left behind don’t have to end up in the bin. Whether it’s a bruised banana, some chewy carrots, or a mushed-up muffin, we’ve got you covered with six simple ways to salvage the food that didn’t get eaten.
The school athletics carnival is a great time to promote healthy lifestyle messages to your school community. We encourage schools to enact a comprehensive approach to health promotion, focusing not just on the benefits of exercise but also the importance of other behaviours such as healthy eating and protecting skin from the sun.
If you are participating in Plastic Free July or would just like to reduce your single-use waste, then keep an eye out this month for some great tips and tricks you can use to reduce single-use plastic waste when food shopping, grabbing lunch on the go, and packing the lunchbox.