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.
We have collated ideas for healthy lunches for your kids:
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. Remember, less is best of sugar, sodium and saturated fat.
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'.
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.
The Heart Foundation wants healthy food, drink and activity in schools. The Heart Foundation infographic highlights health statistics related to children and schools in New Zealand and explains how the Heart Foundation can work with your school.
Consuming healthy foods and drinks every day not only improves students’ overall health but can also improve their concentration, behaviour and opportunity to learn. Fuel 4 Life: Schools gives you guidance on how to encourage healthy eating habits in your school.