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Dietitians and vegetables.co.nz

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Dietitians are registered health practitioners who evaluate scientific evidence about food and nutrition, and translate it into practical strategies. Read more about 'Dietitians and vegetables.co.nz'...


Vegetables for the mind and body poster updated

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Vegetables.co.nz has released an updated version of its Vegetables for your mind and body poster. This popular resource is widely used by teachers and health promoters. Read more about 'Vegetables for the mind and body poster updated'...


Lettuce be happy!

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Increased fruit and vegetable consumption can enhance mental well-being. Read more about 'Lettuce be happy!'...


Horticulture NZ supports harsher penalties for food contamination

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Horticulture New Zealand supports a Members Bill, announced today, that will introduce harsher penalties for people who intentionally contaminate food, or threaten to do so. Read more about 'Horticulture NZ supports harsher penalties for food contamination'...


On Trend… fermented food

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Fermented food and beverages are becoming increasingly popular. Have you tried sauerkraut and kimchi recently? Fermented food has been part of the human diet for centuries. Read more about 'On Trend… fermented food'...


Ground-breaking healthy options hospital sets new standard on hospital cafe menus

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THE first Australian hospital to ban fatty and sugary food and drink from its cafeteria is leading the way again in the fight against lifestyle-related disease with a ground-breaking menu... Read more about ' Ground-breaking healthy options hospital sets new standard on hospital cafe menus'...


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Culinary Professionals

New Zealand Senior Lifestyle Cuisine 2019

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Sunday 11 August 2019, 10am Read more about 'New Zealand Senior Lifestyle Cuisine 2019'...


A ‘HEALTHY DIET’ OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Trends in dietitians’ social media habits

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Our 2018 guide to dietitians’ social media habits provides extensive insight into how, where and when dietitians are using social media. This research was conducted by Appetite Communications and Dietitian Connection. Read more about 'A ‘HEALTHY DIET’ OF SOCIAL MEDIA: Trends in dietitians’ social media habits'...


Beef + Lamb Ambassador chefs

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand have announced their five Ambassador Chefs for 2019 to act as figureheads to drive innovation and creativity within the foodservice sector. Read more about 'Beef + Lamb Ambassador chefs'...


New President of Food Writers New Zealand

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Congratulations Michelle Jones – New President Foodwriters NZ Read more about 'New President of Food Writers New Zealand'...


173 restaurants, nationwide, received the iconic Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.

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Beef and Lamb Excellence Awards Read more about '173 restaurants, nationwide, received the iconic Beef and Lamb Excellence Award.'...


From our memorable events of 2018

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A practice fire alarm causes evacuation of the building just after the National Secondary School Competition at MIT. Read more about 'From our memorable events of 2018'...


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Family

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 '...


New health group set up to tackle much-needed health prevention measures

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One-third of premature death and disability in New Zealand is caused by smoking, alcohol, obesity and unhealthy diets, yet less than a half a percent of the health budget is... Read more about 'New health group set up to tackle much-needed health prevention measures'...


Study looks at kūmara as a potential baby health food

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New Zealand researchers are hoping to find out if kūmara could promote healthy bacteria in an infant's gut. Read more about 'Study looks at kūmara as a potential baby health food'...


Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals

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New Zealand teenagers are less fit and weigh more than their parents were at the same age, new University of Otago research reveals. Read more about 'Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals'...


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