Dishing up healthy habits

Gol Gol Public School’s Eli Morrison, Airlee Martin, Cade Lees and Toni Berryman take part in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program.

Gol Gol Public School’s Eli Morrison, Airlee Martin, Cade Lees and Toni Berryman take part in the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program.

CHILDREN across the region are being encouraged to cook up a storm, with the success of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden program prompting the launch of a new online tool to help families cook together at home.

Ahead of the launch of Medibank Healthy Kids, Medibank carried out research into the benefits and barriers of parents cooking with their children.

According to the research, Aussie parents believed it was beneficial for children to help prepare meals at home, as it helped to improve life skills and provide an opportunity for families to bond.

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