Over one in four children in NSW are overweight or obese which puts them at risk of preventable health conditions in the future. Children with obesity are over five times more likely to have obesity as adults.
Junk food is a term applied to foods and drinks that are high in kilojoules and have added fats, sugars and salt.
One in every five NSW children are overweight or obese and a high proportion will go on to become overweight adults, increasing the risk of cancer.
Cancer Council NSW has a wide range of delicious recipes that you and your family will love.
Cancer Council NSW launched their new website in January 2018 to show parents how easy it is to pack a healthy lunch box.
Food labels can help you make choices about food, however words on the front of the pack often focus on the positive features of the product and doesn't give the whole picture of what’s in the food.
How can I complain about a junk food ad I’ve seen?
There has been a lot of talk in the media about the new voluntary food labelling system – the Health Star Rating, some positive, some not so positive.
Establishing healthy eating habits in children will help protect them from serious illness as adults.
We’ve all succumbed to the pressure, so let us give you some tips on how to lessen the pestering.