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Healthy food choices in childhood lowers risk of developing cardiovascular disease

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Cutting saturated fat in childrens' diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, a University of Otago study has found.Lead author Dr Lisa Te Morenga, of the University’s Department... Read more about 'Healthy food choices in childhood lowers risk of developing cardiovascular disease'...


Pioneering healthy lifestyle programme lifts health and wellbeing of kids with weight issues

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A pioneering healthy lifestyle programme for kids and teens with obesity called Whānau Pakari has resulted in physical and emotional health gains across a group tracked for 12 months, a... Read more about 'Pioneering healthy lifestyle programme lifts health and wellbeing of kids with weight issues'...


Growing Asparagus in NZ

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Join us as we visit Gordon McPhail and find out how New Zealand asparagus is grown. Watch the full video here. Read more about 'Growing Asparagus in NZ'...


Wild spring weather will affect vegetable supply

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Rain, hail and colder than normal weather will affect the supply of spring vegetables, Horticulture New Zealand chief executive Mike Chapman says. Read more about 'Wild spring weather will affect vegetable supply'...


Growing Broccoli in NZ

Join us as we visit Kylie Faulkner and find out how New Zealand broccoli is grown. Read more about 'Growing Broccoli in NZ'...


Tui Flower

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It is with great sadness that we share the news that Tui Flower has passed away in Auckland. Read more about 'Tui Flower'...


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Horowhenua Taste Trail Fun

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Vegetables.co.nz took part in the Horowhenua Taste Trail on Saturday 25th November, which was a huge success with great weather and a steady number of people tasting produce from the... Read more about 'Horowhenua Taste Trail Fun'...


Fresh Inspiration Summer 2017

In our latest edition of Fresh Inspiration read about the talented students who competed at the National Secondary School Culinary Challenge this year, and how Chef Rodney Phillips scored a... Read more about 'Fresh Inspiration Summer 2017'...


Mark Sycamore Masterclass at TENZ conference

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During October New Zealand’s Technology Educators (which includes Food Technology and Home Economic teachers) held a conference in Christchurch and vegetables.co.nz hosted an afternoon masterclass with Chef, Mark Sycamore, who... Read more about 'Mark Sycamore Masterclass at TENZ conference'...


Senior lifestyle cuisine - Three in a row win for local chef

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Local chef Rodney Phillips made it three in a row after winning the top title for the third consecutive year at the annual Senior Lifestyle Cuisine cooking competition in Auckland. Read more about 'Senior lifestyle cuisine - Three in a row win for local chef'...


Toque d’Or 2017

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A team from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology in Rotorua fought off fierce competition from around the country to win the top award in the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or... Read more about 'Toque d’Or 2017'...


Senior Lifestyle Cuisine

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Top chef Marc Soper of Wharekauhau Country Estate to judge New Zealand’s top care home cuisine. Read more about 'Senior Lifestyle Cuisine'...


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Family

Easy meals with vegetables

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Vegetables.co.nz have been busy working in partnership with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation to produce a series of resources aimed at increasing vegetable consumption with sectors... Read more about 'Easy meals with vegetables '...


The story of the kūmara – a superfood shaped by Māori

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Health expert Te Miri Rangi looks at ways to revive indigenous Māori knowledge to optimise health and wellbeing. Read more about 'The story of the kūmara – a superfood shaped by Māori'...


Talking about childhood obesity

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The Health Promotion Agency has produced six short videos to help health professionals have conversations about childhood obesity. Read more about 'Talking about childhood obesity'...


Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths

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A recent study has shown that higher total fruit, vegetable, and legume intake was inversely associated with major cardiovascular disease, myocardial infarction, cardiovascular mortality, non-cardiovascular mortality, and total mortality in... Read more about 'Fruit, vegetable, and legume intake, and cardiovascular disease and deaths '...


A healthy cause for celebration in early learning services

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The Heart Foundation has published a new book Healthy Celebrations. Read more about 'A healthy cause for celebration in early learning services'...


Keeping pre-school kids moving

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Obesity rates in children world-wide are burgeoning, and those attending childcare are more at risk. Now a new Massey University study hopes to discover information that may help design interventions... Read more about 'Keeping pre-school kids moving'...


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