Worried about how to choose healthy options while eating out? This Live Lighter fact sheet gives tips on the healthier way to eat out.
This booklet from the Ministry of Health and Health Promotion Agency gives advice for parents, whānau and caregivers on the types of food children need to eat to be healthy. It also describes how children can be active in everyday life.
The Heart Foundation brings us this collection of mouth-watering recipes designed to take you on a tantalising tour of the Pacific Islands.
Whether you've been rushing about all day, heading to your child's school picnic or simply feel like a night off cooking - there are occasions that call for an instant 'no fuss' family dinner. Instead of swinging by your local fish and chip shop, consider your local supermarket - you'll have an easy, nourishing family meal in your hot little hands faster than your local chippie can say 'order up'! This Community Public Health flyer gives you lots of ideas for speedy 'takeaway' meals from your local supermarket.
In order to bring quick, easy and tasty dinners to even more New Zealanders, the My Food Bag family have created Bargain Box so that even more Kiwi’s can enjoy the goodness. For more details on how Bargain Box works, click here.
Packaged foods can be surprisingly high in salt, fat and sugar. FoodSwitch is a revolutionary new smartphone app that helps you make healthier food choices. And it's free!
This Health Promotion Agency downloadable poster shows you just how much sugar is in your post-match sports drink, and other drinks.
Are you bored by sandwiches and you're looking for something a bit more exciting to look forward to at lunchtime? Healthy Food Guide has put together these ideas for healthy grown-up lunches.
Parents Voice give us ideas for what to include and what to avoid in your child's lunchbox.
Whether you work in an office or at home, on a building site or on a plane, finding the time, energy, ingredients and inspiration to eat healthy meals can be a daily challenge. Dietitians Caitlin Reid and Claire Turnbull from the Healthy Food Guide show us the most important everyday food traps – at work, home and on the go – and give us some real and simple solutions.
The Fruit and Vege Co-op are offering market-fresh fruit and vegetables at wholesale prices delivered each week. Find a Fruit and Vege Co-op in your area.
Healthy Futures free printable guide to help you to make healthy food choices at the supermarket.
One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'.
Eat too much sugar, your teeth will rot. We've all had that message drummed into us by the dentist. But there's now evidence that sugar can also make you fat and increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. Watch the online preview of Sunday here.
A short video showing just how easily you can consume almost 30 teaspoons of sugar in a day, without even realising it.
Healthy Futures share some healthy ideas for shared lunches and bake sales.
Do we need sports drinks for everyday sport? Find out what's behind the hype with this Health Promotion Agency info on what to drink during sport.
Teaching and encouraging healthy eating is a compulsory part of the school curriculum. Schools can undermine these classroom messages by having unhealthy food in canteens or tuck shops, by giving children sweets as classroom rewards, or selling them as fundraisers. Parents Voice shows you what you can do if you are unhappy with the food available at your child’s school.
Since having my children, I have learnt that it is necessary to have plenty of wholesome, nutritious snacks on hand and ready to go, not only for school lunches, but for weekend picnics and after-school snacks too.
Healthy Food Guide contributor Eleanor Ozich shares some of her kids' favourite recipes.