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New Zealand Dietetic Association - Latest News [Page 1]

NZDA Honours Top Dietitian

Thursday, 10 September 2009, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Top New Zealand dietitian Liz Fitchett was last night [9 September] honoured with a New Zealand Dietetics Association (NZDA) Category Award of Excellence for Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics. More >>

A Portrait of Health!

Thursday, 5 June 2008, 4:52 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The 2006/7 New Zealand Health Survey* published this week highlights a number of key areas of concern, particularly in relation to our eating patterns, our health status and our physical activity levels. More >>

Awards for dietetic excellence announced

Tuesday, 4 September 2007, 10:31 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Dunedin researcher and private practice dietitian Alwyn Todd is the first ever recipient of the NZDA Unilever Scholarship - a generous award of $10,000 annually for up to four years practice-based research that develops and extends the evidence base in ... More >>

Cultural Issues of Obesity, Food and Nutrition

Monday, 11 September 2006, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

In the face of the rising obesity epidemic, it is becoming increasingly important to recognise not only the varying cultural context of food and eating, but also the need to culturally tailor programmes aimed at changing dietary behaviours. More >>

Awards Recognise The Best In Health And Nutrition

Friday, 9 September 2005, 12:12 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Outstanding members of the dietetic profession were honoured this week by receiving awards at the New Zealand Dietetic Association (NZDA) annual conference. More >>

What Should You Eat, Who Should You Believe?

Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 12:23 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Consumers are being bombarded with a myriad of nutrition messages that are often confusing and hard to put into practice, says renowned American dietitian and executive vice president of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), Susan Borra. More >>

Well Child Week – good nutrition essential

Thursday, 6 May 2004, 11:11 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Choosing healthy foods for family eating and keeping physically active will set our children on the path to good health for life says the New Zealand Dietetic Association. From the number of calls dietitians are fielding from parents and caregivers throughout ... More >>

Role of parents in child’s nutrition key to health

Friday, 7 November 2003, 11:21 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The results of the Child Nutrition Survey reinforce the importance of parents playing an active role in their children’s food choice throughout their school age years. However, to do this parents need more support, education and information. The New ... More >>

Good Food for Children Requires a Common Sense

Thursday, 16 October 2003, 2:30 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The New Zealand Dietetic Association is concerned that focusing on the individual components of a child's diet and labelling foods as good and bad may do more harm than good. Keeping this in mind, the announcement of the Children's Food Award "winners" ... More >>

Breaking Through Barriers In Diabetes Management

Wednesday, 3 September 2003, 11:39 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The last decade of improvements in diabetes management has meant major breakthroughs in how people with diabetes can eat and live. More >>

Pouring Oil On Food No Solution

Monday, 24 March 2003, 5:10 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Pouring Oil On Food No Solution To Kiwi Diet Dietitians Speak Out On Harvard Pyramid More >>

NZDA Conference

Tuesday, 3 September 2002, 10:36 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Functional foods are the nutrition of the 21st century, says leading American researcher Professor Dennis Gordon. "A strong vision for foods, nutrition and health in the 21st century is tied to these functional food ingredients which represent new ... More >>

Food And Your Mood

Tuesday, 4 September 2001, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

New research suggests that eating particular foods may actually be an effective antidote for depression and other psychiatric illness. The research will be presented at the annual conference of the New Zealand Dietetic Association, which takes place from ... More >>

NZDA Supports World Breastfeeding Week

Wednesday, 1 August 2001, 3:59 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

Today marks the beginning of world breastfeeding week, which runs from 1 August to 7 August 2001. World breastfeeding week is celebrated in over 120 countries throughout the world, and aims to generate public awareness and support for breastfeeding. More >>

Dietitians Concerned About Fad Diets

Friday, 20 July 2001, 3:17 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The recent surge in the popularity of low carbohydrate diets for weight loss and for diabetes is causing increasing concern amongst dietitians. Proponents of this type of diet claim it can help weight loss, improve blood glucose levels and can ... More >>

New Study Shows Worrying Milk Consumption Trends

Wednesday, 23 May 2001, 11:09 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

A new study published this week in the Journal of the New Zealand Dietetic Association1 raises concerns about the decline in milk consumption in New Zealand. This study, based on two random telephone surveys, questioned people about their milk intake ... More >>

NZDA Appoints New National Executive Officer

Wednesday, 4 April 2001, 12:00 am | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The New Zealand Dietetic Association (NZDA) has appointed Mandy Wynne as their National Executive Officer; this is a new full-time appointment, which will ensure easier access to the Association. Mandy's responsibilities will include providing independent ... More >>

Careful Meal Planning For Vegetarian Children

Wednesday, 27 September 2000, 2:04 pm | New Zealand Dietetic Association

The New Zealand Dietetic Association (NZDA) stresses the importance of careful meal planning for children on vegetarian diets. More >>




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