Tag: vegetables

Eating more vegetables leads to a lower risk of death

A new University of the City of London (UCL) study has found that vegetables have significantly higher health benefits than fruit.Researchers found that the more vegetables and fruit the participants... Read more about 'Eating more vegetables leads to a lower risk of death'...


Let's teach kids about eating fresh vegetables

Visit the Resources section on the website for leaflets about increasing the amount of vegetables in Kiwi meals. Read more about 'Let's teach kids about eating fresh vegetables'...


BLOG NEWS: Fresh New Zealand vegetables prove successful for NSSCC winners

Fresh New Zealand vegetables (Brussels sprouts, carrots, shallots, butternut, kumara and fennel) proved a winning combination for 2013 NSSCC winners, Anthony Kapeli-Sua and Joy Gusmundo. Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Fresh New Zealand vegetables prove successful for NSSCC winners'...


BLOG NEWS: Ask your vegetable supplier if their vegetables are GAP approved

In New Zealand we have an assurance programme known as New Zealand GAP - this stands for Good Agricultural Practice. Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Ask your vegetable supplier if their vegetables are GAP approved'...


BLOG NEWS: Serving a variety of vegetables encourages greater consumption

A recent study released in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that serving a variety of vegetables as snacks increases their intake by preschool children.Children aged 3-5 yrs were... Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Serving a variety of vegetables encourages greater consumption'...


BLOG NEWS: Low vegetable and fruit intake now cause more illness than smoking

The Ministry of Health's recently released Burden of Disease study for New Zealand released recently reveals that excess body weight is predicted to cause more health loss by 2016 than... Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Low vegetable and fruit intake now cause more illness than smoking'...


BLOG NEWS: Creative vegetarian dishes win!

Colour, inspiration, style and customer-appeal featured in the winning dishes in the 2013 New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge which is designed to encourage chefs and caterers to be creative with... Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Creative vegetarian dishes win!'...


BLOG NEWS: Vegetables and fruit can help weight loss

If you want to lose weight, then eat more nutrient-packed fruits and vegetables; they can turn off the cycle of craving for other types of foods and short circuit the... Read more about 'BLOG NEWS: Vegetables and fruit can help weight loss'...