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  • A healthy lifestyle is all about building habits that become part of your everyday routine. A single meal or workout won’t make a difference – but a consistent approach will. Follow our tips to help you prioritise your health for the year ahead.

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  • After the success of last year’s festive menu, we’re back with another delicious spread of food. Whether you plan to use this menu for Christmas Day or for other gatherings with friends and family it’s full of colour, flavour and heart-healthy goodness.

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  • The summer holidays and Christmas celebrations come all at once for us in New Zealand. It can be busy and maybe a bit stressful. We have 8 tips to keep healthy while enjoying the celebrations.

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  • As the weather begins to warm up, now is a good time to start thinking about the ways in which we quench our thirst and the best drinks for our heart.

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  • In the current working environment, you may be managing to get plenty of physical activity each week yet still sitting for long periods of time. Whether you work from home, off-site or in an office, here are simple ways to build more movement into your day.

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  • If you’ve been told you’ve got high blood pressure, the good news is that simple lifestyle changes can help you to manage it.

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  • Many studies have linked poor sleep to an increased risk of heart disease. We look at how sleep and sleep disorders affect your heart health and how much sleep is ideal.

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  • Getting a Covid-19 vaccination is important for people with heart conditions or high blood pressure. We explain how the vaccine works, possible side effects and how to get it.

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  • Eating well doesn't always have to be expensive – and this Money Week 2021 we're here to prove it.

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  • The Mediterranean diet is often said to be one of the healthiest. But does it live up to its good reputation and is it good for your heart? We look at the foods you can eat on the diet, and the overall benefits.

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  • Making heart-healthy meals doesn't need to be hard or expensive. Here are six simple ways to get more heart loving foods into your day.

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  • It’s National Volunteer Week (June 20 – 26) and here at the Heart Foundation we’d like to say a huge heartfelt thank you to all of our amazing, generous volunteers who give their time, skills and effort to make a difference every day – we can’t thank you enough!

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