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  • Meal preparation or ‘meal prep’ is the process of preparing meals for the week ahead. It can help you make healthy eating choices when you’re busy or stressed. It saves you time and money too. Find out how to get started.

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  • We’ve created a seven-day meal plan to help you get through the week. It’s full of recipes to keep your family heart-healthy and includes a handy shopping list.

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  • We’ve developed a basic cooking guide that features heart-healthy meals to get you through the lockdown. It’ll help your money and food go further too.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Almost all foods on supermarket shelves have been processed in some way or another. So which heart-healthy foods should you be putting in your shopping trolley?

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  • We’re big fans of the humble freezer. Cooking in bulk and freezing meals not only saves you time – but money too. Freezing food can also give life to food that would otherwise go to waste.

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  • 20 November 2018
    Quick and easy meal ideas

    As the days get longer, the last thing you want is to spend all your spare time in the kitchen. We’ve got you covered with these hacks and recipes to help you get a meal on the table in under 30 mins!

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  • This month our focus is on men’s health and the small changes we can make to ensure we get lots of quality time with our family.

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  • 24 October 2018
    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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  • With the popularity of low-carb diets on the rise, you may be more confused than ever. Can whole grains still be eaten as part of a heart-healthy diet?

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  • Fermented foods and beverages are becoming increasingly popular. You can now find kombucha on tap in bars, sourdough bread in cafes and more varieties of yoghurt, sauerkraut and kimchi in your local supermarket.

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