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Healthy eating for children by Mandy Francis, Infinite Ideas

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40. Takeaway tricks

Takeaways can easily fit into your child’s lifestyle as an occasional meal as long as you choose some of the more healthy choices on offer.

Let’s face it – there are times when only fast food or a takeaway will do.

Variety is really important when it comes to diet, so it’s absolutely fine to have the odd burger and takeaway if the rest of what your child is eating is well balanced.

If you’re paying a visit to a burger bar or having a Chinese for supper, the healthiest thing to do is to try and counterbalance your child’s diet (and yours!) for the rest of that day. For example, if she’s had a particularly salty meal – make an extra effort to ensure everything else that day is as low in salt as possible. If the meal had a high ...

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