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Slash the salt to reduce stroke risk

Reducing salt intake can reduce blood pressure, the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Find out about salt in sausages and other foods. Read more »

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Kiwi kids consume five unhealthy snacks a day

Active children are always hungry but what should we be feeding them? New Zealand research suggests that it’s time we made some changes if we are to encourage children to develop healthy eating habits and better health. Read more »

Food hardship prevalent in kiwi kid’s early years

Nearly half of NZ families struggle to access healthy food in the first year of a child’s life. Learn more about the effects this hardship can have on our children’s nutrition. Read more »

The FoodSwitch® app makes shopping easier

If you are keen to make healthier food choices when grocery shopping check out the FoodSwitch app. It’s now available globally and offering new features for some countries Read more »

NZ updates eating and activity guidelines for NZ adults

After 15 years the NZ MOH has at last updated its Healthy Eating and Activity Guidelines adopting Australian recommended serving sizes and has a smart new food model. Read more »

Do you take things personally? (and who doesn’t)

It’s easy to take things personally when we don’t get positive feedback for a job well done. But what is really going on? Find out now so you can build stronger relationships. Read more »

Diet and lifestyle during pregnancy linked to DNA changes

Obesity during pregnancy can lead to poor health outcomes for mother and child but making changes to diet and lifestyle during pregnancy can still have a positive impact Read more »

WHO’s new Physical Activity Guidelines. Do you get enough?

The World Health Organisation have recently launched new guidelines on physical activity for adults and children and those living with disabilities. Do you get enough? Read more »

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