How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium on RNZ: It's finally out Lea's latest sports nutrition book for children How to Grow an Athlete: From Playground to Podium should be available to buy from NZ booksellers next week. To learn more listen to Lea's interview today with RNZ Read more »

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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.

5 good reasons to eat breakfast

Thinking of skipping breakfast? If you think you’ll be saving time, money and calories then think again. Research finds you are more likely to miss vital nutrients peculiar to breakfast foods and to snack on more calories later on. Read more »

Milk is a valuable sports nutrition supplement

Whether you are an athlete wanting to improve your performance or just keen to improve your level of fitness, interest is growing in the use of milk as a sports supplement that is good for your health at any age. Read more »

6 reasons to control, not cut your carbohydrate intake

Are you needing to lose or gain weight, control blood pressure, reduce insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS or heart disease? Dietitians recommend that controlling rather than cutting your carbos, can provide many health benefits. Read more »

Healthy ways to optimise your Choline intake

Choline is an essential nutrient we hear very little about however it is important for good health and some sectors of our community may need more than others. A healthy diet is important to ensure we get enough. Find out more Read more »

Love your liver

Most of us take our liver for granted until something goes wrong. Learn how amazing this organ is at keeping the systems in our body running each day. Understand the risk factors to liver health and where to get help if needed. Read more »

Use nutrition knowledge to empower you to a healthier life

How do you learn & where does your nutrition information come from? How much do you eat to stay well & to fund changes in activity levels? What beliefs & attitudes prevent you from making better food choices? Learn more Read more »

Are you an emotional eater?

Emotional eating isn’t an eating disorder. It is a dyfunctional relationship with food. Associated with depression, anxiety and binge eating. It is highly addictive, causes ill health, needs to be taken seriously. Here are tips to help. Read more »

 Healthy Heart Heros

We may feel surprised when a well known athlete dies of heart disease, but this is a disease that affects us all. While the NZ Heart Foundation offers community guidance and education, health promotion comes from within Read more »

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