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Nutrition is constantly in the media and as Dietitians we endeavour to monitor scientific change and balance it with practical application and the enjoyment of food.

Fruit and vegetables build a healthier workforce

A well workforce is healthy and productive. So if buying your lunch what sort of food should you be choosing in order to maximise your work output? Read more »

Dietary help for women with PCOS

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common cause of infertility in 6-20% of women of reproductive age causing a range of hormonal and metabolic effects that can impact on a women’s physical and mental health. Read more »

Independent thinking could help your plans for better health this year

While people pride themselves on individual thinking and creativity today, when it comes to eating, drinking and smoking, group mentality can take over. Learn how to keep your goals on track this year. Read more »

Get children cooking this Christmas

Increasing the confidence of children to cook from scratch is now seen as part of the strategy to reduce chronic diet related disease and obesity. We offer 12 top foods to know how to cook before leaving home. Read more »

Garnishes galore and all those “little extras” on the side

Is garnishing getting out of hand? Find out how much energy those “add ons” really do add. Read more »

8 tips to help you break the sugar habit

What habits would you like to break? With all eyes on sugar reduction learn the steps to make this happen to achieve better health now. Read more »

How do we ‘grow’ an athlete in New Zealand?

To ‘grow’ a healthy athlete it takes a combination of genetics, training, hard work, good coaching, time and most of all the ‘right’ food. Read on and learn how. Read more »

Would activity icon labels alter your food choices?

Obesity is a global problem we need fresh ideas to help to solve. UK studies of icon labelling suggest this could be a popular initiative Read more »

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