March 20th World Oral Health Day: March 20th is World Oral Health Day when attention is focused on the importance of better dental hygiene. Find out how your child's diet could be improved to provide better oral health as they grow. Read more »



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.

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 »

How well do you feed your hair?

We take every part of our body for granted but have you ever considered how miraculous your hair growth really is? Do you feed it well? Find out. Read more »

7 Myths about weight loss

Lea Stening shares 7 common myths about weight loss and concludes that “you actually need to eat quite a lot of food in order to lose weight”. Read more »

Time your eating for better performance?

If playing sport or exercising, understanding the GI can help you to select foods that will provide optimal energy at key stages of activity for better performance.
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Mind your health if working online

Working remotely does offer benefits for business but is it good for your health and what needs to happen to make it so? Read more »

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