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Ways to Use Eat Them To Defeat Them in Schools

As a teacher and a parent I regularly witness first-hand the difficulties and challenges which come with getting young people to eat vegetab...

Gordon Haveron
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Why Our School Loves Eat Them To Defeat Them!

We've been part of this campaign for 3 years now and every year it just gets better.    Our first year we made a radio advert for Co-op and it was played throughout all their UK stores - the children loved doing this and produced an assembly all about Veg Power!      Last year was very d...

We've been part of this campaign for 3 years now and every year it just gets better.    Our first year we made a radio advert for Co-op...

Debbie Randles
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5 Ways to Have Fun with Veg

Children learn with their senses so exploring veg by tasting, touching, smelling, seeing and listening helps them to understand food and can help them to become more confident eaters. Here are some ideas for 5 fun veg activities you can try at home to get your child loving veg: Make vegetable anima...

Children learn with their senses so exploring veg by tasting, touching, smelling, seeing and listening helps them to understand food and can...

Zoe Griffiths RNutr
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Our #SaladSticks campaign - get creative, reduce waste and eat more veg!

What we’re doing   As restrictions lift, we’ll be socialising and relaxing more than ever in our gardens, parks and countryside. Too often the salad gets forgotten or wasted on these occasions, with the burgers and other finger foods taking centre stage. We also know that vegetable consumptio...

What we’re doing   As restrictions lift, we’ll be socialising and relaxing more than ever in our gardens, parks and countryside. Too...

Rebecca Stevens (ANutr)
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How to Use Vegetables to Teach Maths

There are many ways to use vegetables, cooking and growing as part of maths teaching within the curriculum.  Now, more than ever, it is crucial to instil food awareness and healthy eating habits in the children we teach, and repeated exposure to and interaction with vegetables is key to a healthy r...

There are many ways to use vegetables, cooking and growing as part of maths teaching within the curriculum.  Now, more than ever, it is cru...

Louise Pennington
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How You Can Support Eat Them To Defeat Them

We’re so excited that our third ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them’ campaign is underway. This year we’re set to reach our largest number of children yet – 500,000 kids from 1,800 schools.    How your involvement will help the campaign We’re often asked how our supporters can get involved...

We’re so excited that our third ‘Eat Them To Defeat Them’ campaign is underway. This year we’re set to reach our largest number of c...

Rebecca Stevens (ANutr)
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Let's Get Creative... with Asparagus!

Asparagus has been eaten for over 2,000 years(!) and is well known for its delicious taste and succulent texture. The majority of asparagus in the UK is green but you can also get purple or white varieties. It is packed with vitamins and minerals and as spring sees the start of asparagus season, let...

Asparagus has been eaten for over 2,000 years(!) and is well known for its delicious taste and succulent texture. The majority of asparagus...

Zoe Griffiths RNutr
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Raw Power: Ways to Make Snack Time More Interesting

There are so many reasons to get your children to eat raw veg: uncooked veg is sweeter, crunchier, more colourful and it's easier for you (or them) to prepare. Raw veg is also brilliant as a pre-dinner snack or an easy picnic or lunchbox option, and a great way to keep children busy (and well-temper...

There are so many reasons to get your children to eat raw veg: uncooked veg is sweeter, crunchier, more colourful and it's easier for you (o...

Rachel De Thample
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Mushrooms: A Great Natural Source of Vitamin D

Vitamin D has got a lot of press in the last year, for good reason! It's key to supporting a healthy immune system, and an easy one to miss out on in the UK. We all want to know how we can get more of it. The government recommendations remind us it is essential to find good natural sources of Vitam...

Vitamin D has got a lot of press in the last year, for good reason! It's key to supporting a healthy immune system, and an easy one to miss...

Dr Glenys Jones
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How Eat Them To Defeat Them Got Our School Eating More Veg

We kicked off our school ‘Eat Them to Defeat Them’ campaign at Stanah Primary with a launch day: we had a whole school assembly and shared out the many resources, and watched the excitement grow over the poster competition. We launched our ‘Carrot Week’ for the Veg of the Week part of the ca...

We kicked off our school ‘Eat Them to Defeat Them’ campaign at Stanah Primary with a launch day: we had a whole school assembly and shar...

Jemma Shillito
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