• We all know that a nutritious breakfast gives us a kick-start to our day.  This is especially true for our children who eat breakfast on a regular basis. Because children are so active throughout the day and also grow so quickly, they need to eat foods that are good sources of carbohydrates, fibre and proteins all of which can be found in the goodness of Anchor Mega milk and Weet-Bix. Children only have small tummies, so they need to eat highly nutritious meals and snacks to enable them to ...
  • KickStart Ambassador Beatrice Faumuina has been having a wonderful time visiting schools and meeting all the passionate champions.  We would like to say a big thank you to Birdwood School breakfast club in Auckland, who took a creative approach when studying nutrition by sending Beatrice thank you food pyramids.  Thanks also to Kaitao Middle School in Rotorua who sent in this inspired note after a visit from our Beatrice; “Beatrice is committed to getting the message across about...
  • Our KickStart Breakfast Ambassador Beatrice Faumuina has been travelling around the country to acknowledge the outstanding efforts of KickStart Breakfast Club Champions. We asked you to tell us who your champions were and the stories we received were very special, all of whom are champions in our eyes. One of Beatrice’s latest visits this year was to Newfield Park School in Invercargill where together with the school they recognised Keith (Breakfast Club Co-ordinator) and Nikita (Student H...
  • Napier Mail published an article on Beatrice's visit at Tamatea Primary School in October. To read the full article please click on the pdf symbol. Reference: Big brekky. (2010, November 3). Napier Mail, p.15....
  • Protein is essential for growth, so it is a very important nutrient for growing children. Protein can be found in most foods, but the best sources are meat, poultry, fish, eggs, dairy products, pulses (like lentils and dried beans), nuts and seeds. Protein from the diet is broken down during digestion into things called peptides and amino acids. These are used by the body as building blocks for growing and maintaining all tissues - such as muscle, skin, internal organs, tendons, bones and hair. ...
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