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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'...


Kiwi kids can cook - very well!

Kiwi Kids Can Cook Junior champion Jordin Wilson with Chef Anton Mosimann OBE

One of the world’s most celebrated chefs has given some of our top young Kiwi cooks a day they’ll never forget. Read more about 'Kiwi kids can cook - very well!'...


Nadia says

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Children in New Zealand are missing out on precious family dinnertime as the evening tradition of sharing a meal together becomes more of a luxury than a given. Read more about 'Nadia says'...


healthykids.org.nz has now launched!

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This is a family and whānau friendly space full of fun, free and low-cost ideas to get children eating, moving and sleeping well. Read more about 'healthykids.org.nz has now launched!'...


New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards

In collaboration with the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) and the Heart Foundation, vegetables.co.nz have released another set of skills cards and short ‘how-to’ videos in our ‘Easy meals with vegetables’ project. Read more about 'New 'Easy meals with vegetables' videos and skills cards'...


New research reveals mealtime mismatch for preschoolers

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Good nutrition-related behaviours early on can help establish healthy habits for life, but new research shows children are getting different messages about healthy eating from home and preschool. Read more about 'New research reveals mealtime mismatch for preschoolers'...


Nutrition Classroom

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Vegetables.co.nz are proud to supply resources to the Nutrition Classroom at Glen Taylor School in Glen Innes, Auckland. Read more about 'Nutrition Classroom'...


All About Root-To-Stem Eating

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With food waste on the rise, a trend is encouraging sustainable cooking. Read more about 'All About Root-To-Stem Eating'...


Children need the right fuel

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Children need the right fuel to run and jump and play but also, to think, says Dr Kirsty Fairbairn. Read more about 'Children need the right fuel'...