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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.

Dietary Guidelines are constantly changing: are they still relevant?

Although science is constantly evolving, generating new recommendations to improve our health, for many people their eating habits are based on things other than their longevity so are guidelines still relevant today? Read more »

5 good reasons for eating eggs

Are eggs really cheap and nutritious when compared with other protein rich foods? What about cholesterol? and are they safe to eat raw or if you’re pregnant? Find out .. Read more »

Coffee concoctions

Whether we sit in or take out it seems our love affair with coffee just keeps growing. Let’s take a quick look at the effect our choice of coffee may have on our nutrient intake. Read more »

Potatoes – they’re maybe healthier than you think 

Potatoes are often labelled too starchy, too fattening too boring, but is this fair? As we grapple with Covid-19 maybe it’s time to take a fresh look at how eating potatoes nationally could help our health and economic growth Read more »

Snacking on the plant-based diet

Business is booming in the snack food trade. However not all commercially available foods are good for our health. Find out how planning snacks can help to power your day Read more »

Can caffeine improve your performance?

New Zealand ranks 13th in the world for coffee consumption ahead of Australia and USA. What are the effects of caffeine on our health and can it improve our performance? Read more »

Soup to soothe

There is something very comforting about a bowl of soup especially on a cold winters day or if you are feeling unwell. Here we compare soups available today and offer guidelines on choosing the healthiest. Read more »

The active life of yoghurt

Yoghurt is a healthy, economic and beneficial way to supply the body with macronutrients particularly protein and calcium, very convenient as a meal or snack its health benefits could help you. Find out more.. Read more »

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