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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'...


The Ministry of Health has released a new document

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How We Eat is a review of the available evidence on the effect of selected eating behaviours on diet and body size. Read more about 'The Ministry of Health has released a new document'...


New guidelines and research to support healthier lifestyles

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The Ministry of Health has released two new publications this week that help to support families make healthier lifestyle decisions. Read more about 'New guidelines and research to support healthier lifestyles'...


Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well - Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People released today

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The Ministry of Health has today released the updated physical activity guidelines for children and young people aged 5 - 17 years in conjunction with Sport New Zealand and the... Read more about 'Sit Less, Move More, Sleep Well - Physical Activity Guidelines for Children and Young People released today'...


Vege Up Chinese Meals

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It's that time of year where winter is just around the corner therefore a great time to veg up our meals. Read more about 'Vege Up Chinese Meals'...