Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 16 March 2016 Top 10 healthy foods for kids Top 10 healthy eating tips for kids! Children must eat a variety of foods to ensure the essential nutrients needed for healthy growth. Teach your child healthy eating habits now and lay a good foundation for life. Here's how: Encourage children to eat a variety of foods; Feed children five small meals a day; Make starchy foods the basis of a child’s main meals; Children need plenty of vegetables and fruit everyday Children need to drink milk everyday; Children can eat chicken, fish, meat, eggs, beans, soya or peanut butter everyday; If children have sweet treats or drinks, offer small amounts with meals; Offer children clean, safe water regularly; Take children to the clinic every 3 months; Encourage children to play and be active. Source: Department of Health 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Consumers waste twice as much food as experts thought Parenting First baby born from use of lab-matured frozen egg News NHI public hearings: ‘First fix the issues, then implement the NHI’ Medical An unlikely treatment for brain tumours – the Ebola virus News Face to face: Mase Manopole, Northern Cape MEC for Health Medical WATCH | Behind the scenes: How spore traps in SA are used to determine the pollen count Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.