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Nutrition is a relatively young applied science that is constantly advancing. Dietitians earn our credentials by keeping up with these changes and through our articles and newsletters we try to keep you updated too.

Grandparenting duties call

Grandparenting duties call but working online, I’m never very far away if you are needing my help. There’s also some tips on how grandparents can have fun and help teach children about everyday food and nutrition. Read more »

Beef to leaf, from instant noodles to veganism

What does it take to move from a mostly meat-based diet to a vegan one? Here The Press follows their 22 year old journalist Steven Walton as he works with Lea to find out how to make this as healthy an experience as possible. Read more »

Merry Christmas Everyone!

I hope this year you can find ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ in the kindness of friends and family. If you need help to find more energy and better health next year email me at nutrition@leastening.com. I’d love to help. Merry Christmas! Read more »

Being locked down in Sydney wasn’t the plan

Sydneysiders seem very relaxed about Covid but getting sick and having to access Covid testing in a system not geared up for non-residents has been a real education. I’m ever grateful for the love of family and friends. Read more »

More Dietitians needed in primary health care

A new survey carried out by NZIER has found that up to 24% of GP visits are nutrition-related and could be covered by a dietitian to relieve pressure on the strained GP sector. Find out more…. Read more »

Happy Easter break

Whether you are heading away this Easter or staying at home we hope you have a safe and happy Easter break. If you are trying to manage weight, cholesterol, allergies or intolerance issues but are still keen to enjoy some Easter treats then here are … Read more »

Merry Christmas Everyone

It’s been a very hard year for most of us. Many thanks to those of you who have consulted with me this year. Wishing you all peace, love and good health for 2021. Read more »

Breast cancer pink ribbon appeal Oct 30-31st

Join us this October as thousands of Kiwis around the country take to the streets to collect funds for breast cancer education, research, advocacy, and patient support. Read more »

 

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