The call for GST exemptions on food is a regular feature of New Zealand politics, but it’s far from the simple cost of living solution many seem to think it is.
The rising cost of fresh fruit and vegetables has become a hot-button election issue. But neither party has suggested ways we could build a more resilient food system.
Too sleepy? In a rush? Or something more concerning? Teenagers often get turned off breakfast. Chat to them to find out why and offer some easy options.
Substituting one food for another – no matter the reason – may not result in a healthier choice.
B.C. recently began taxing sugary drinks. Examples from Europe show the scientific basis for taxing unhealthy foods may have little impact on whether these taxes are adopted or remain in place.
Eating fish is good for the planet, say a set of new reports.
During lockdown, cooking and baking were routinely suggested as a fun way to keep children busy. It got them learning too
Michelle Obama’s fun new show is great for teaching children where food comes from but misses an opportunity.
Children should never play with knives – but they can learn how to use them.
Home cooking, previously in decline, picked up during the pandemic.
To reduce the prevalence of diabetes in Malawi, efforts to promote healthy eating should target the entire population and not only people who have diabetes.
Winter is when porridge really comes into its own. From Paleolithic times to workhouse gruel to hipster health bowls, this simple dish is warming and nourishing.
A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.
Childhood, adolescence, pregnancy, menopause, 75+: how your diet should change with each stage of life.
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Once you get older, the focus moves to trying not to lose your muscle tissue. So as you age, your protein requirements actually start to go up.
Just one in 17 Australian children eats the recommended daily serves of vegetables. But it’s tough getting kids to eat healthy foods. These tips might help.
Olive oil, grapes and fish. There’s a lot to love about the Mediterranean diet but focusing on it might be a way to exclude other healthy and global diets.
We found that 13- and 14-year-old teens from deprived areas already showed signs of developing heart disease – but also made some surprising discoveries about what factors can lead to a healthy heart.
Expert looks at latest diet trend which claims ‘resetting’ your hormones is the key to losing stubborn weight.
‘Why is nutrition so confusing?’ is a common lament, but the truth is out there. Forget fad diets and media hype. It’s time to harness the power of science to create a healthy and sustainable diet.
The effectiveness of healthy-eating nudges increases as their focus shifts from thinking, to feeling, to doing.