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Weekend warriors share health benefits

Even if only exercising for 1-2 sessions a week the health benefits can be huge. Check to see if you are doing enough. Read more »


Women athletes face health risk of low energy intake

Women who exercise may face problems of failing bone and reproductive health. Finding that right balance between energy intake and physical activity is important to long-term health. Read more »


Whats in season at 5+ a Day?

The 5+ a Day website is a great place to learn about many of the new fruits and vegetables that are turning up in our supermarkets and also interesting new research on workplace nutrition. Read more »


Sports that will save your life revealed: new research

Researchers believe that it is not only how much or how often but the type of exercise that we do that may determine our longevity and cardio vascular fitness. Read more »


Obesity in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Researchers in North America have found that adolescents who carry excess visceral fat ( abdominally located) are at risk of bone breakdown and also have suboptimal levels of growth hormone. Read more »


Petition for a tax on sugar sweetened beverages

A tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is an initiative that you can take part in to help combat the increase in obesity, type 2 diabetes, dental and other health issues in NZ. We need your signature now! Read more »


Eat move live

If you would like more affordable meal and activity ideas then the governments Eat Move Live campaign is here to help you Read more »

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Foot care is essential to mobility

We take our feet and mobility so much for granted but our ability to exercise, maintain a healthy weight and lead the lifestyle we do hinges on good foot hygiene and shoe selection. Do you care enough? Read more »

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