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Nutrition a Focus of Healthy Ageing

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 3:02 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation (NZNF) is putting the spotlight on the role of nutrition in healthy ageing today for the International Day of Older Persons. More >>

Inaugural Nutrition Week to Set the Record Straight

Monday, 26 August 2013, 1:57 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

This September, the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation (NZNF) is launching New Zealand’s first Nutrition Week to help Kiwis make informed, healthy and enjoyable food choices. More >>

Food Week Targets Young ‘Kitchen Strangers’

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 1:07 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Food Week kicks off for a third year on Monday. The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation’s (NZNF) annual campaign is about building confidence in the kitchen and teaching Kiwis that cooking at home can be affordable and delicious. More >>

Challenging Youth to Learn Life Skills in the Kitchen

Friday, 10 May 2013, 11:13 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is encouraging Kiwi school students to take up the challenge and get creative in the kitchen with the Just Cook Create a Family Meal Challenge . More >>

Older people’s nutrition at risk

Saturday, 1 October 2011, 9:57 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday September 30, 2011 Older people’s nutrition at risk Rising food costs could increase the risk of malnutrition in vulnerable older New Zealanders according to a New Zealand Nutrition Foundation Working Group. Julian ... More >>

Celebrities Teach Kiwis How to Eat Cheap at Home

Friday, 6 May 2011, 11:22 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

To celebrate the launch of New Zealand Nutrition Foundation’s (NZNF) Food Week, the Just Cook Kitchen Chefs are setting up in Auckland’s Queen Elizabeth (across from Britomart, next to Westfield Downtown) demonstrating clever ways to create affordable ... More >>

Food Week Aims To Get Kiwis Cooking

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 12:26 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Food Week Aims To Get Kiwis Cooking ‘Just get in the kitchen and cook’ is the message behind the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation’s (NZNF) inaugural Food Week . This new annual event will run from 9 to 15 May to build confidence in the kitchen ... More >>

Residential homes getting it right

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 10:39 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Residential homes are often under the spotlight for the wrong reasons but a new study in New Zealand shows many are offering our seniors their best chance of good nutrition. With older people more likely to be underweight than overweight, this is crucial ... More >>

Credible nutrition info promotes good health

Thursday, 23 July 2009, 11:22 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Optimum nutrition is a fundamental part of good health.   But knowing what to eat, how and when can be hard without access to the right information.  The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation’s new website, www.nutritionfoundation.org.nz, provides scientifically-accurate, ... More >>

Award Helps Create World-Class Kiwi Nutritionists

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 1:01 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation and Kellogg’s® are seeking entries for their annual Nutritionist Development Award. This award was first established in 1994 to promote academic and professional excellence in New Zealand nutrition and has already ... More >>

Nutrition not priority for older Maori, Pacific

Tuesday, 7 April 2009, 4:10 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Promoting optimum nutrition is a key goal for supporting people as they age. However, it is critical to first acknowledge the roles and value of food to those we wish to nourish - Nutrition may not be at the top of their list. The New Zealand Nutrition ... More >>

Potentially Harmful Myths About Diet Products

Monday, 22 September 2008, 10:39 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is concerned misinformation surrounding the common food ingredient aspartame could be prompting New Zealanders to avoid diet products in favour of the regular versions. More >>

NZ Nutrition Foundation adds to expertise

Friday, 18 July 2008, 2:29 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

New appointments to a range of roles within the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation add a diversity of nutrition expertise to the Foundation. More >>

Award Helps Create World-Class Kiwi Nutritionists

Tuesday, 17 June 2008, 1:01 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Auckland, 17 June 2008 – The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation and Kellogg New Zealand today announced the re-launch of a major award which has already helped 10 leading Kiwi professionals achieve further skills and knowledge in the nutrition field. More >>

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation's top 10 tips

Thursday, 20 March 2008, 5:43 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

Easter is traditionally a time for family, friends and food, especially chocolate! As with many special occasions there is the temptation to over-indulge. While Easter doesn't need to be chocolate-free, Kelsey Woodcock, New Zealand Nutrition Foundation ... More >>

Nutrition Foundation defends safety of aspartame

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 10:16 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is concerned that consumers will worry unnecessarily about the safety of aspartame, due to recent media reports on claims from lobbyist groups. Aspartame is a low energy sweetener, used in many food and beverage products. More >>

Dentures Can Negatively Impact On Health

Tuesday, 16 May 2006, 1:23 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The NZ Nutrition Foundation in association with the New Zealand Dietetic Association and the Gerontology Section of the NZ Nurses Organisation will address the important topics of oral/dental health and nutrition issues at 'Nutrition for Positive Aging', ... More >>

Healthy New Role for NZ Nutrition Foundation

Tuesday, 25 January 2005, 11:07 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation is delighted to announce an important new appointment. Sue Pollard has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, commencing 17 January 2005. More >>

Breads and Cereals Consumption Below Healthy Level

Thursday, 7 October 2004, 9:48 am | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The important health benefits of breads, cereals, grains and other carbohydrates will be centre stage at a health professionals’ seminar, reflecting concerns that the current obesity focus and low-carb fad diets are turning people away from this ... More >>

Health Sets Its Sight On The Future

Friday, 25 June 2004, 2:05 pm | NZ Nutrition Foundation

The New Zealand Nutrition Foundation welcomes the Government's Healthy Eating Healthy Action implementation plan stating that it sees its release as a major step forward for New Zealand health. More >>

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