The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids

A complete guide to helping your children on the road to a lifetime of good health.

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We all want our children to lead happy, healthy lives. We know they need to eat well and be active in order to avoid the lifestyle diseases we hear so much about these days, such as obesity and diabetes. Parents want to do what's right, but many are unsure of how to get started. In response to this growing need for information, the CSIRO presents a step-by-step healthy eating and activity plan for families, based on extensive research. Find out: + Full description

  • What are healthy foods for kids
  • How to encourage kids to be active
  • How to motivate your kids to make changes that will last
  • How to organise yourself as a parent to make healthy living a reality.

Packed with easy-to-follow advice and more than 100 delicious recipes for stress-free family cooking, The CSIRO Wellbeing Plan for Kids is your complete guide to helping your children on the road to a lifetime of good health.

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Contributors include:
Dr Jane Bowen is a research dietitian and contributing author of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet series as well as mum to Ava. She has conducted clinical nutritional trials to establish the health potential of diets, foods and nutrients. Jane coordinated the 2007 Australian Children's National Nutrition and Physcial Activity Survey.

Dr Nadia Corsini is a research psychologist with a passion for children's health and wellbeing. She has recently designed and implemented strategies to help parents 'train the tastebuds' and encourage vegetable consumption in their preschoolers.

Claire Gardner has both dietetics and physical-activity qualifications and a strong background in public health nutrition. She has been involved in a variety of state and national health initiatives promoting a healthy lifestyle. She is a mum to young son Henry.

Dr Rebecca Golley is a paediatric research dietitian who has worked with over 500 parents and children. Her research has focused on developing practical information and resources for parents to help them inspire their families to lead a healthy lifestyle.

Dr Amy Slater is a research psychologist, registered psychologist and mum to Lily and Lachlan. She has worked clinically with parents and children who have a wide range of developmental and behavioural issues. Her research has focused on adolescent sport participation, media use and body-image concerns.

With a foreword written by Dr Manny Noakes.