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How kids are learning to cook and grow their food

You may already know about the Garden to Table program for kids. But this inspirational story shows how cooking can change behaviour, settle kids down and help us all to clean up our planet. Read more »

Sparkling water is good for you right? Maybe not

We all know that sugary drinks are full of calories that make you gain weight. So what about diet soft drinks and sparkling water? Find out.. Read more »

Is the sleepiness epidemic affecting you?

Sleep deprivation was once just associated with night shift work and settling newborn babes. Online work is changing this. Are you at risk? Read more »

How food firms target kids

Most of us are aware that TV advertising of unhealthy foods targets young children. New research shows how social media is also being used. Learn more about this and the codes that should protect our kids. Read more »

Is the UK sugar tax on soft drinks right for New Zealand?

Jamie Oliver pushed for a sugar tax on sugar sweetened beverages (SSB’s) in Britain and this is now working. But would it be right for New Zealand? Find out more about how these taxes might be applied.
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Acrylamide in coffee- are you getting too much?

A Californian judge has ruled that Starbucks and other businesses serving coffee have to display warnings that Acrylamide in coffee can cause cancer. Is it a problem in New Zealand and what can you do about it? Read more »

Healthcare & productivity savings if grain fibre intake increased in NZ

New research claims that if New Zealanders increased their intake of grain fibre by just 1g per day then savings in healthcare expenditure and productivity in NZ could total $46million annually Read more »

Poor fitness linked to weaker brain fibre, high dementia risk

Poor fitness levels can impact on nerve fibres in the brain leading to loss of cognitive function and memory. Find out more about research linking exercise with better mental health Read more »

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