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Treats & rewards for children

Ngā hari me ngā utu mō ngā tamariki

When we give children treats or rewards, they are often food-related, such as lollies, chocolate, ice cream or their favourite takeaway. To help manage your child's weight and encourage healthy habits, it is better to provide non-food-related rewards. Encourage family and whānau to do the same as well.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by Community Paediatric Dietitian, Nurse Maude. Last reviewed October 2016.

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Review key: HIHEC-62690