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Veggies each day keep the stress blues away

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Psychological distress was measured using the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale, a 10-item questionnaire measuring general anxiety and depression. Usual fruit and vegetable consumption was assessed using short validated questions. Read more about 'Veggies each day keep the stress blues away'...


Vegetable Wordfind Brain Teaser

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 A fun activity for children at home or even in the classroom (and for adults too!). Read more about 'Vegetable Wordfind Brain Teaser'...


Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes

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 With school back this week we know there are many parents out there dreading getting back into the routine of packing the school lunch boxes. Children need a healthy lunch box to... Read more about 'Back to school - how to include vegetables into your children’s lunch boxes'...


The natural way to get supplements

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Remember the natural way to get supplements for performance: eat plenty of fresh New Zealand grown vegetables. Read more about 'The natural way to get supplements'...


Papatoetoe family fun day

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Papatoetoe family fun day was held at the Allan Brewster Leisure Centre in Papatoetoe on November 19th. Local children enjoyed a number of fun activities including colouring in our vegetable pages. Read more about 'Papatoetoe family fun day'...


More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people

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To obtain a wide range of nutrients it is important to eat many different types of vegetables and fruit every day. Read more about 'More from The Ministry of Health’s Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people'...


The New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people

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These are key recommendations to ensure optimal growth and prevent nutritional deficiencies, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases. Read more about 'The New Zealand Food and Nutrition Guideline Statements for healthy children and young people'...


Vegetable games for the long weekend

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The vegetable bunting can be downloaded and printed from the Resource section and then used for 3 vegetable games: Read more about 'Vegetable games for the long weekend'...


More colouring in activities

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There are more colouring in activities available under Activities, both of which are great for holiday activities. Read more about 'More colouring in activities'...


I love vegetables placemat

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Your children can colour in their own placemat. Read more about 'I love vegetables placemat '...