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Cancer is the single biggest cause of death in Aotearoa New Zealand. But by 2040 the number of Kiwis diagnosed with cancer is predicted to double(1). The burden of cancer is felt more greatly by Māori, Pacific people and low socio-economic groups.  Māori are 30% more...

Insufficient consumption of fruits and vegetables in childhood increases the risk of future non‐communicable diseases, including cardiovascular disease. Interventions to increase consumption of fruit and vegetables, such as those focused on specific child‐feeding strategies and parent nutrition education interventions in early childhood may therefore be...

This beautiful cookbook is a collection of recipes, gardening tips and beautiful photos focusing on homegrown seasonal vegetables. Each recipe showcases the ingredients as bright, colourful and delicious. The book layout and the 254 pages are colourful and inspiring while also being practical and educational and...

Weight regain after a successful weight loss intervention is very common. Most studies show that, on average, the weight loss attained during a weight loss intervention period is not or is not fully maintained during follow-up. This systematic review and meta-analysis of studies collate what is currently known...

After five years of preparation, Canada's new 2019 Food Guide has officially been announced.  The guide states healthy eating is more than the foods you eat. It is also about where, when, why and how you eat. There is even a statement to warn that food...