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Te Reo Māori Celebrated In New 5+ A Day Resource

Monday, 14 September 2020, 8:30 am | Five plus a day

A new story book for young children that showcases kai hauora (healthy food) and traditional Māori knowledge is being launched by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust to help celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori this September. Te Taonga nei te Kūmara (The ... More >>

Seasonal Fresh Fruit! An Ideal Choice For Breakfast On-The-Go

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 9:46 am | Five plus a day

Being organised is crucial to getting out the door on time and it’s more important than ever for Kiwis to eat a healthy breakfast during their morning rush. Vitamin-rich fruit such as kiwifruit, tamarillos, oranges and lemons will help support immunity ... More >>

Virtual’ Adventure Takes Borders Away For Kiwi Kids

Monday, 27 July 2020, 10:43 am | Five plus a day

The 5+ A Day Charitable Trust is encouraging teachers to enrol their primary school students in a ‘virtual adventure’ next term that will take them around the world while encouraging healthier eating and exercise habits. Up to 20,000 Kiwi kids can ... More >>

Nourish Yourself With A Winter Power Bowl

Tuesday, 16 June 2020, 10:11 am | Five plus a day

Mother Nature cleverly provides everything our bodies need throughout the year and winter vegetables are now in season to keep us healthy and warm. During winter we are designed to eat more comforting and nourishing foods like soups, stews, casseroles ... More >>

Autumn Fruit Boosts Health As Kiwis Get Moving Again

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 9:56 am | Five plus a day

 Now that we are at Level 3, it is time to get both the economy and our bodies moving again. Let’s shift out of hibernation and kickstart our health, mood and energy levels for the day by focusing on our breakfast nutrition. Autumn has ... More >>

Feast On Feijoas To Keep Your Immunity Levels Up

Monday, 6 April 2020, 10:09 am | Five plus a day

Feijoas are coming into season at just the right time as Kiwis search for new ways to boost their immunity and overall health. This year’s feijoa crop will peak in April and remain in plentiful supply until the end of June. Consuming two feijoas ... More >>

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Consumption Expected To Rise During COVID-19

Friday, 20 March 2020, 12:01 pm | Five plus a day

AUCKLAND, 20 March 2020: Fresh fruit and vegetable consumption is expected to rise as more people stay at home due to COVID-19, as recent research suggests that lack of time was a factor in Kiwis falling to consume their recommended daily intake. ... More >>

Almost Half Of All Kiwi Breakfasts Don’t Include Fresh Fruit Or Vegetables

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 9:42 am | Five plus a day

AUCKLAND, Thursday 12th March 2020: Breakfast will be the target of a new 5+ A Day campaign this year to help Kiwis up their daily fruit and vegetable intake after research showed not enough people are kick-starting their day with fresh produce. ... More >>

Superb Spring Superfoods Are Here!

Monday, 21 October 2019, 11:38 am | Five plus a day

AUCKLAND, 21st October 2019: Spring is a great time to shake up your diet and make the most of new seasonal produce to boost your overall health and vitality. More >>

Kiwis Back A Plant-Based Diet To Improve Our Environment

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:14 am | Five plus a day

17 September 2019: New Zealanders are acutely aware of the impact food production processes have on our planet according to new research released today by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust. More >>

Make your Te Reo Ka Pai with Kai During Māori Language Week

Monday, 9 September 2019, 9:44 am | Five plus a day

It’s Māori Language Week and the team at 5+ A Day are celebrating by promoting the importance of eating fresh fruit and vegetables for well-being – ngā huarākau me ngā huawhenua mo te oranga - and encouraging the use of te reo Māori at kai ... More >>

5+ Easy & Affordable Hacks for Building Immunity this Winter

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 1:31 pm | Five plus a day

It’s that time of year when your whole family can be knocked off its feet by annoying winter sicknesses like the common cold. More >>

Science Backs Two Week Diet of More Fruit & Vege

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 12:50 pm | Five plus a day

AUCKLAND, 30th August 2017: Our spirits often lift when spring arrives each year but eating more fruit and vegetables is another proven way to boost your psychological well-being. 5+ A Day General Manager Paula Dudley says it’s been shown that eating ... More >>

Kiwis Amongst the Highest Consumers of Fruit and Vegetables

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 3:57 pm | Five plus a day

Auckland, Thursday 17th August – Research released today by the 5+ A Day Charitable Trust puts Kiwis on the global map when it comes to awareness of the health benefits and consumption of fruit and vegetables. More >>

Autumn’s fruitful harvest

Monday, 3 April 2017, 11:32 am | Five plus a day

The seasonal shift to autumn brings with it a new crop of great tasting and delicious fruit to enjoy. More >>

5+ A Day launches new interactive education website

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 10:46 am | Five plus a day

A new interactive website makes it even easier for educators to help children learn about healthy eating. More >>

Healthy lunch boosts productivity, research finds

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 11:14 am | Five plus a day

Warding off a mid-afternoon slump at work could be as easy as eating a healthy lunch, according to the results of a recent 5+ A Day survey. More >>

Light up Christmas with fresh fruit and vegetables

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 1:54 pm | Five plus a day

Christmas is the perfect time to enjoy fresh, colourful food with loved ones. More >>

What do babies, boobs and broccoli have in common?

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:15 am | Five plus a day

5+ A Day is proud to announce its support of a series of seminars on the importance of good nutrition for mums, kids and families. More >>

Vegetables for a hearty winter soup

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 10:43 am | Five plus a day

Winter is the perfect time for homemade soup with seasonal vegetables offering plenty of delicious options, says 5+ A Day. More >>