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Food & fluids

They say “you should never trust a skinny cook”, but you don’t have to become overweight in order to find pleasure in food.

Heat Stress: Could you be at risk?

Heat stress can be a concern for all of us but in particular young and elderly people, athletes and people working outside in the heat such as in the construction industry, farming, forrestry etc. Learn more Read more »

Seeking authenticity in food and nutrition information

Authenicity is a buzz word right now but when it comes to food how authentic is the nutrition information we receive? Where does your food and nutrition information come from? Is it meeting your needs? Learn more… Read more »

Hidden hunger: Could this be affecting you too?

While New Zealand may be very successful at producing food our health statistics tell a very different story. Let’s take a look at the impact ultra-processed foods are having on hidden hunger, our gut and mental health. Read more »

The protein needs of young athletes

At a time when they are also growing, young athletes may need as much as 50% more protein than their more sedentary peers. So should this extra protein be consumed from whole foods or supplements? Learn more…
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Food, beverage and fitness trends for 2023

Globally there is disruption to supply chains, inflation, changes in technology and war in many regions. Food systems are experiencing instability which is changing the trends in our choice of food, beverages and fitness. Read more »

Are you blending rather than chewing your food?

With families on the go every day it’s often easier to down a smoothie for breakfast than to sit down and eat. While this is certainly better than not eating at all we really do need to take the time to chew our food. Find out why?.. Read more »

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 »

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