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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 »

Are you energy deficient?

Energy deficiency is more common than you may think and can be found in our hospitals, schools and kindergartens, rest homes and on our sports fields. It can affect over and underweight people. Are you at risk? Read more »

Thinking of going vegan?

Veganism can be a very healthy lifestyle but there are some important things to know about before deciding that veganism is going to be right for you and will provide sufficient energy to fulfil the life goals you have in mind Read more »

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