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8th ANA Conference

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The 8th ANA (Activity Nutrition Aotearoa) Conference was a brilliant success. This organisation celebrated its 25th Birthday with delegates singing a rousing ‘Happy Birthday’. Read more about '8th ANA Conference'...


Vegetables have no fat!

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Different fat cell types may be the key to obesity. Research has discovered that not all fat cells are the same – some release fat into the body and some... Read more about 'Vegetables have no fat!'...


Workforce Nutrition Course – Pacific Cultural engagement in nutrition

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To be held on Thursday 9th May, 9 am - 2 pm, Auckland Read more about 'Workforce Nutrition Course – Pacific Cultural engagement in nutrition'...


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'...


Vertical farming has limits

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Vertical farming – where food is grown indoors in high stacks – will not replace traditional fruit and vegetable growing in New Zealand, but it may supplement it in future... Read more about 'Vertical farming has limits'...


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