Posts tagged Nutrition
Could you be iron deficient? Take this quiz to find out

Feeling tired and grumpy? Not been yourself recently? Constantly lacking energy or out of breath? These all sound like the result of a busy life, but dig a bit deeper and the answer could be in your blood. Specifically, how much oxygen is getting carried to your muscles, organs and brain, all comes down to having enough iron in the body, and why many young women in New Zealand are suffering as a consequence. Take the quiz to see whether you could be suffering from the symptoms of iron deficiency.

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How to 'meat' the needs of the future

From meat-free Monday to Veganuary, there’s been a lot in the news recently about going meat-free or cutting down our consumption – whether it’s for health or environmental reasons. We take a look at why this might not be necessary.

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Health & Nutrition Tips For Working Parents

Parenthood making you feel fatigued? Can’t concentrate; feel the cold easily; or are you always getting sick? Symptoms of iron deficiency are easy to ignore when you have others to look out for before yourself. This is how can you start putting yourself first. ​​​​​

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Flexitarian BBQ's this summer

In response to this change in eating patterns and to keep up with international trends, meat processors are seeing opportunities to respond to consumer demand. In the new innovation category at this year’s sausage competition, there was the first ever flexitarian sausage.

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Six ways to be healthier over Christmas

A healthy diet and lifestyle can really take a hammering over Christmas. From family dinners, to work Christmas parties, and end of year get-togethers. there are plenty of opportunities to over-indulge this silly season. We look at what you can do to maintain a healthy lifestyle this Christmas.

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Are our babies eating healthy enough?

Many of our young children aren’t eating what they should. We look at why this trend is so concerning

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Why eating together is healthier for families

In this day and age of increasing numbers of people challenged with mental health issues, it is vital to know that food is more than a fuel and a provider of all important nutrients. The sharing of kai around a table is about meaningful connection, the sharing of ideas, arguing, laughing, caring, crying, making new friends, trying new foods and expressing love.

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Feeding the bottomless pit: a guide to making sure your teen is eating right

Sustaining your teens appetite may seem like a daunting task at times, especially if your teen is pretty active. Here’s a simple guide to ensure that your teen is eating right.

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