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Food & fluids

They say “you should never trust a skinny cook”, but you don’t have to become overweight in order to find pleasure in food.

Can caffeine improve your performance?

New Zealand ranks 13th in the world for coffee consumption ahead of Australia and USA. What are the effects of caffeine on our health and can it improve our performance? Read more »

Soup to soothe

There is something very comforting about a bowl of soup especially on a cold winters day or if you are feeling unwell. Here we compare soups available today and offer guidelines on choosing the healthiest. Read more »

The active life of yoghurt

Yoghurt is a healthy, economic and beneficial way to supply the body with macronutrients particularly protein and calcium, very convenient as a meal or snack its health benefits could help you. Find out more.. Read more »

Alcohol and sport- Is it a good match for you?

When used responsibly alcohol can help to relieve tensions in athletes and to build feelings of inclusiveness in a team. However in excess it can slowly unravel training, health and sporting careers. Read more »

Don’t like fish?

Fish is high in protein, iron, B group vitamins and essential fatty acids. But not everyone likes it. What can parents do to help their child try it again? Read more »

Are nuts all they are cracked up to be?

Are nuts healthy and how much do we need to eat in order to enjoy their health benefits? Read more »

Wise up to Discretionary Foods for better health

If you are struggling to lose weight or lower your cholesterol then taking a closer look at your intake of discretionary foods can improve your results.
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Could you make healthier decisions when shopping?

Every food item we drop into our supermarket trolley isn’t just affecting us but also the health of those we provide food for. How well do you shop? Read more »

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