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Healthy kids, happy lives

Lea’s new book can help families to put structure back into children’s diet so that they can sustain energy, maximise growth and performance. Could be handy for parents too. Read more »

How exercise, notably interval training, can stop cells ageing

Exercise boosts our immune system and mind, helps us sleep and maintain muscle tone. New research has found that notably interval training can stop ageing at a cellular level. Read more »

New Zealand’s Food Revolution Day May 19th

This year Food Revolution Day in NZ is focusing on nutrition education to children. Learn more about how you can become involved in FRD too. Read more »

Trending cardiovascular nutritional controversies

In the search for healthy dietary patterns around the world unsubstantiated health claims seem to pop up daily. Here we review the latest trends. Read more »

Unhealthy food choices pushed to kids on websites

Research shows TV advertising of unhealthy foods increase the risk of obesity in children. What other ad techniques are connecting with our kids? Read more »

Cramps and stitches

Cramps and stitches can really upset your game plan after hours of training and preparation. Learn what causes them and how they can be prevented. Read more »

Is your teen at risk?

Iron deficiency affects many young New Zealanders during times of rapid growth. The NZ Beef and Lamb website offers help on this topic along with recipes and information for better nutrition. Read more »

The Australian Open

What are some of the challenges facing athletes involved in competitive tennis?The Sports Dietitian’s Australia website offers some valuable tips. Read more »

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