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  • This May we're focusing on Women's Heart Health and we're urging all women in New Zealand to look after their hearts. Ask your doctor about heart health and take time to reduce your chances of heart disease.

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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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  • Never has there been more focus on the value of health and our immune system. Covid-19 (coronavirus) continues to spread globally and it is important to focus on what you can control to boost your immune system.

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  • Your daily routine has been forced to change during the lockdown and it has never been more important to focus on your physical and mental health.

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  • Coffee is the biggest source of caffeine worldwide and Kiwis love their coffee. This week we're looking at how much caffeine we should have and how it affects our heart health.

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  • The week of 9–15 March 2020 is the World Action on Health and Salt, Salt Awareness Week. There are strong links to salt and heart health and it’s important to understand where the salt in our diet is coming from.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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