Blogs

119 articles found
  • There's a growing trend towards eating less meat and more plant-based foods. But are all meat-free products equal? Find out what to look for when you're shopping and the best foods to include in your plant-based diet.

    Read more...
  • When's the last time you looked closely at the quality of your school canteen menu? It's an important question because how you present this menu will have some influence on items kids are likely to order.

    Read more...
  • Standardised recipes are created by your organisation using equipment found in your kitchen. These recipes are used to produce a known quality and quantity of food and help control costs and waste of product. Learn how to make one below.

    Read more...
  • School canteens play an important role in influencing healthy food and drink choices, not only through what's on offer, but also how they're promoted. Here are some tips to improve your service.

    Read more...
  • Looking for ideas to make your lunch options healthier for your school or early learning service? With a little planning sandwiches, rolls and wraps can be highly nutritious and fun to eat. Look at our filling suggestions below for some ideas for your next lunch.

    Read more...
  • There’s good evidence that following a heart-healthy diet can improve your blood cholesterol and heart health. Find out which foods are best at helping to lower your cholesterol.

    Read more...
  • Spring is finally here. Why not the most of it by making some positive changes? From spending more time outside to eating fresh seasonal vegetables, there's lots you can do to embrace the new season.

    Read more...
  • Do you struggle to choose ‘healthy’ products at the supermarket? You’re not alone. Find out the meaning of some common nutrition claims and what to look for on a food label.

    Read more...
  • If you have a fitness tracker, it probably tells you to walk 10,000 steps a day. But is 10,000 steps a suitable target for heart health? And how does it compare with the recommended 30 minutes a day?

    Read more...
  • You don't have to break the bank to eat well. There are plenty of options to eat good food, even on a tight budget. Try these simple swaps to help you spend less money on food.

    Read more...
  • As we learn more about the wide-ranging health benefits of a healthy gut, we question the links with our heart health.

    Read more...
  • Matariki is a time for growth and change. It’s a time to pause and reflect on the year behind us and the year ahead. It’s a time for people to take a look at their lifestyles and health, and make some changes for the better.

    Read more...