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  • 11 April 2024
    Choosing cooking oils

    How do you choose the right oil for your cooking and which oils are best for our hearts? Here you’ll find everything you need to know about vegetable oils to help you make the best choice from olive though to rice bran oil.

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  • When it comes to enjoying the great outdoors, there's nothing quite like a picnic. We've put together this comprehensive guide with practical tips and picnic food ideas to help make your outdoor dining experience both enjoyable and heart healthy.

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  • We often find ourselves with leftovers at the end of a meal whether planned or not. Maybe you cooked an extra-large chicken with the intention of using the remainder for lunches the next day, or perhaps certain family members just weren’t as hungry as usual.

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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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  • Summer is the perfect time to gather your friends and family for outdoor fun and games in one of New Zealand's many beautiful parks. Here are 10 heart-healthy activities you can try right in your local park.

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  • As part of our focus on women's heart health this month, our Medical Director, Dr Gerry Devlin, addresses the issue of heart disease risk factors and menopause.

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  • Food shopping on a budget can be challenging, especially when prices are higher than ever. Follow our money-saving tips to help your grocery budget go further while keeping your heart healthy.

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  • Many studies have linked poor sleep to an increased risk of heart disease. We look at how sleep can affect your heart health and tips to help you get a good night's sleep.

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  • Does eating while driving, working or scrolling on your phone sound familiar? We’ve all been there. But did you know how important it is to fully participate in the experience of eating? In this article, we cover what intuitive eating is and ways to help you change your mindset around food.

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  • Stress is part of life and it affects everyone differently. We know when unpredictable events occur, it's easy to become worried, anxious and more stressed than usual. While some stress can be motivating and manageable, too much can harm our health.

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  • The New Year is an ideal time to pause, reflect and prepare for the year ahead. We’ve looked at the latest science around what it takes to build long-lasting healthier habits. Follow our tips and strategies to help you rewire your brain and make new habits that stick.

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  • With warmer weather and longer evenings, barbecues are back! It’s time for fresh, exciting salads, outdoor dining and catching up with friends and family. We share our top tips for affordable and great tasting barbecuing this summer.

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