Children don't often respond well to being told what to do. If you’d like to adopt some healthier habits as a family, it’s important to get children involved in both shopping and cooking, helping them to have more control over what they eat.
Sugar is lurking in most of the food and drink we consume. In fact, it can be hard to avoid if you don’t know where to look as many products that are marketed as healthy actually contain surprising amounts of sugar. If you want to make some positive changes to support your family’s health, here are some quick and simple tips to help you eat healthily.
Easter and chocolate go together like spring and lambs. So, how can you avoid temptation if you’re trying to live a healthier lifestyle? It can be difficult to avoid the mountains of tempting eggs, hot cross buns and chocolate nests, especially when you have kids to please. But we’ve put together some top tips to make your Easter full of smiles, not sugar.
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new advertising campaign for Sheffield is Sweet Enough! You may have noticed our colourful posters appearing on phone kiosks and bus shelters around the streets where you live. It means our important low-sugar messages are now right out in the heart of the community for everyone to see and act on.
Health data tells us that many people in our city are suffering from tooth decay or living with other health conditions that are closely linked to eating too much sugar. This sparked the creation of our ‘Sheffield is Sweet Enough’ campaign and everything you see on this website. It also helped us publish our first ever low-sugar cookbook!
Christmas and sugar seem to go hand in hand. Everywhere we turn, someone is offering us a mince pie, a festive biscuit or creamy hot chocolate. It can be hard to keep up with our good intentions when sweet temptations are around every corner. But you don’t need to become a total grinch to enjoy the season of goodwill with a little less sugar. Here are some of our top tips: