Get your summer skin ready!

Get your summer skin ready!

With summer knocking at our doors as well as the great outdoors beckoning, most of us have started throwing our winter woollies in the cupboards and begun seeking out our stash of flimsy, lightweight summer gear. What can indeed put a damper on summer fun is when...
Why is Fibre Important for the Body?

Why is Fibre Important for the Body?

New Zealanders do not eat enough dietary fibre. Adult men and women are consuming approximately a third less than the recommended daily intakes (Dietary Fibre 2015). What’s so important about this nutrient?   What is dietary fibre? This term originated in the...
Omega 6 – Is Really a Good Guy

Omega 6 – Is Really a Good Guy

Omega-6 fatty acids have got some bad rap in the past. Here we aim to set the record straight with emerging new research that suggests it really is a good guy in our diet. Read on to find out.   What are omega-6 fatty acids? Omega-6 fatty acids are a type of...
Top tips to staying healthy this Christmas

Top tips to staying healthy this Christmas

It’s that time of year again. The festive (silly!) season. With that, comes the Christmas food and drink which can throw us out of normal eating routine, adding extra calories, fat, and sugar we would not usually consume.   So how can we enjoy what Christmas has...