Easter is notorious for raising sugar content leaving our children’s bodies dealing with the side effects long after our celebrations have ended.

Sugar rushes, headaches, mood swings are some of the adverse aftereffects kids have from over indulging in chocolate eggs and treats. They’re not fun for anyone, let’s face it

We’ve all experienced the highs and lows, tears and tantrums that is the byproduct of kids eating too much chocolate in a short period of time.

To help understand how we can avoid this, and enjoy a healthier Easter this year, we speak with Susie Burrell, one of Australia’s leading dietitians. Susie has 2 Honour degrees in Nutrition & Dietetics and Psychology.

Today, she shares her expert advice how we can celebrate Easter in balanced way whilst not overdoing the sugar.

We ask her questions including:

  1. How easy is it for children to exceed their daily sugar intake around Easter?
  2. What is the sugar RDI for adults and children?
  3. How much sugar does a typical Easter egg contain?
  4. What are the impacts of exceeding your sugar RDI?
  5. What are the benefits of making your own Easter treats?
  6. What alternatives to chocolate can be enjoyed at Easter?
  7. What are the benefits of mixing peanut butter into your treats?

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