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GirlBoss Alexia Hilbertidou on Gen Z

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Alexia is a New Zealand social entrepreneur and the founder of GirlBoss New Zealand, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to empower women in leadership, entrepreneurship, science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more about 'GirlBoss Alexia Hilbertidou on Gen Z'...


Kiwi kids can cook amazing dishes

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The Kiwi Kids Can Cook final showdown, sponsored by vegetables.co.nz, was held on Sunday 11 August at Westfield’s Manukau Shopping Centre in South Auckland. Read more about 'Kiwi kids can cook amazing dishes'...


What makes New Zealand grown tomatoes great?

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Tomatoes NZ have produced two informative YouTube animations about New Zealand fresh tomatoes. Read more about 'What makes New Zealand grown tomatoes great?'...


Save your money

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In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and other... Read more about 'Save your money'...


Lifestyle medicine

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Lifestyle as medicine has the potential to prevent up to 80% of chronic disease. No other medicine can match that. David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP. Read more about 'Lifestyle medicine'...


CPPN graduate shares nutrition know-how across the Pacific

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Last year Froline ‘Flo’ Tokaa graduated from the AUT Certificate of Proficiency in Pacific Nutrition (CPPN) course delivered by Pacific Heartbeat (PHB) in conjunction with Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Read more about 'CPPN graduate shares nutrition know-how across the Pacific'...


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Culinary Professionals

Te Awamutu College wins

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The National Secondary School Culinary Challenge 2019 Read more about 'Te Awamutu College wins'...


Global food trends for culinary professionals

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A tag team with David Hughes and David Hughes Read more about 'Global food trends for culinary professionals'...


Safe Food - Fourth edition now available

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Vegetables.co.nz is delighted that the 4th edition of Safe food has been launched. Vegetables.co.nz has supported this very useful book with a Bacteria and temperature poster [see below]. Read more about 'Safe Food - Fourth edition now available'...


The NZ Chefs Culinary Squad

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The NZ Chefs Culinary Squad recently competed in the Global Chefs Challenge and the Battle of the Pacific Restaurant Challenge. Read more about 'The NZ Chefs Culinary Squad'...


HETTANZ - new president

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Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2019

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This conference is being held in Auckland, June 7-9, 2019. Read more about 'Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2019'...


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Family

A plant-based diet is good for you!

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A growing body of evidence is showing that a plant-based diet could benefit cardiovascular health. A new study strengthens these earlier findings, as researchers find that eating more vegetables, legumes,... Read more about 'A plant-based diet is good for you!'...


Healthy Active Learning

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Healthy Active Learning is a new Wellbeing Budget initiative that will promote and improve healthy eating and physical activity in schools, kura and early learning services across Aotearoa. Read more about 'Healthy Active Learning'...


Hauora Hub - Health Expo

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The Hauora Hub (Health Expo) was held on Saturday 23rd March 2019, 9-11.30 am at Clendon Town Centre. Read more about 'Hauora Hub - Health Expo'...


Lots of vegetables have fibre!

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University of Otago researchers have found a link between higher intakes of dietary fibre and whole grain foods and a reduction in the risk of a wide range of non-communicable... Read more about 'Lots of vegetables have fibre!'...


New insights into nutrition of New Zealand babies

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New University of Auckland research examining whether Kiwi families are meeting national food and nutrition guidelines when feeding their babies, has found strong adherence to some of the guidelines but... Read more about 'New insights into nutrition of New Zealand babies'...


Healthy meals at the heart of new school teaching resources

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Food and nutrition/technology classes at schools around New Zealand are being offered contemporary, visually appealing and online tools, following the launch new Food Curriculum Project resources. Read more about 'Healthy meals at the heart of new school teaching resources '...


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