Healthy kids, happy lives: Healthy kids, happy lives was a hard book to write. How do you condense years of experience as a paediatric dietitian down to some simple, effective guidelines to help parents make healthier food decisions? Find out.. Read more »


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3 ways to measure your adaptability and how to improve i

Why might it be more important to be adaptable than smart in a tech driven world? Watch this Ted Talk with Natalie Fratto as she explains 3 ways you can measure your adaptability and how you can improve it Read more »

Does NZ produced red meat have a role in a healthy, sustainable diet?

Should we swap our beef and lamb for a whole food plant based diet in order to feed the masses and improve the health of our people and the planet? Hear what a panel of scientists and food industry experts have to say Read more »

Bittersweet- Does sugar feed cancer?

Cancer is New Zealand’s number one killer but making dietary changes can help to reduce some of the risk factors. Does sugar feed cancer? Oncology specialist Dietitians from Oncore Nutrition share their knowledge. Read more »

Can physical activity offset the health risk of too much sitting?

Sitting has been described as the ‘new smoking’ risk to health. But is it the sitting or lack of physical activity that matters? Find out how new research into types and levels of activity may improve health and mood. Read more »

Enter the Ketotarian

Today the ketogenic diet or ‘keto’ for short is being used by many as a weight management tool and is riding a wave of popularity on social media with #keto having over 11 million posts on Instagram. Is it right for you? Read more »

World Table: Food from around the world in New Zealand

New Zealand food writer Nicola Martin’s new book ‘World Table’ celebrates the diversity of life in NZ, to help share the stories of the people and cultures that make up who we are. Its a conversation worth starting. Read more »

Supporting each other after the Christchurch terrorist attack

On March 15, two mosques in Christchurch were subjected to a terrorist attack by a white supremacist. The NZ Mental Health Foundation offers resources & support on how to cope with such a traumatic event. Read more »

The detrimental effects of overlooking female athletes’ nutritional needs

As poor nutrition can negatively affect everything from bone to reproductive health, more attention needs to be paid to the specific nutritional needs of female athletes. Find out more Read more »

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