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Senior

As people grow older their nutritional needs change along with their capacity to absorb key nutrients. A Dietitian can help seniors to restore their energy and nutrient intakes in order to maintain good health.

Nutrition updates may assist Master’s athletic performance

Athletes over 35 years old are mostly in the Master’s category. Their energy and nutrient needs change with age and the level and type of sport being undertaken. Refreshing their nutritional knowledge can improve performance Read more »

Are you malnourished?

Malnutrition occurs when a person fails to consume enough energy or protein for their body’s needs. Our needs are constantly changing. Could you be at risk? Find out.. Read more »

Healthy meals for one

Coming home to a nutritious cooked family meal was once the norm for many of us. Recent social change however is now seeing more people living in single dwellings many of whom are turning to meals “on the run” that are quick and easy to prepare Read more »

“Picky” eating affects all age groups

Picky eating, food aversions or fads can affect people of all ages and can be a major source of frustration for those trying to prepare meals. Read more »

Do you know someone struggling to eat?

For those people with chronic illness, the elderly, the debilitated and the sad, eating can be a real chore.
For those who have to stand by and watch a loved ones weight plummet, for what ever reason, it can be difficult to know what to do. Read more »

Nutrition and breast cancer

In 2014 breast cancer was the most common cancer among females living in New Zealand. Read more »

Nutrition and joint health

Nutrition plays a role in collagen, bone and cartilage formation. A nutrition assessment could help you to find better health Read more »

Osteoporosis ‘the silent disease’

Many people associate osteoporosis with frail little old ladies, however it is not only this group that is affected. Age-related bone loss starts in mid-life. Read more »

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