British parents are unsure of what makes a healthy diet and lifestyle for their children, according to new research.
Most are confident their children already get a good diet but 30 per cent reported their kids don’t get enough variety in their diet, 29 per cent admitted their children are not active enough and more than one in ten (11 per cent) believe their kids don’t get enough dairy.
Parents’ gaps in understanding have been revealed by new insights from dairy cooperative, Arla.
More than eight in ten surveyed admitted they don’t know how much calcium their children need, with the research revealing a lack of understanding about nutrition.
Just 22 per cent admitted their kids regularly achieved their recommended dietary allowances while 40 per cent ten in four admit their kids don’t hit their five-a-day target.
“There’s a lot of information out there and it can be hard for parents to know what they can trust, but I share the belief…