TV3 gave saturated fat the ‘Third Degree’ in an episode which aired in 2014. Audiences were left feeling unsure of the facts and confused by the messaging. Is it okay to eat a diet full of bacon and butter?
Remember the old food pyramid? In its time it was fairly iconic as a basis for understanding healthy eating. Many of us learned about it in school, came across it at doctors’ surgeries, or just saw it in articles on healthy eating.
Instead of hibernating during the winter months, the New Lynn Samoan Seventh Day Adventist church members in West Auckland are taking healthy living to a whole new level, by taking part in the Aiga Challenge.
This week Pacific Heartbeat catches up with Samoan born, Krystal Oriana Atoa-Lavea and Leuluaipouomalo Teresa Leiataua-Atoa (Teresa) - two colourful characters who attended a Pacific Heartbeat (PHB) 2-day Community Nutrition Course (CNC).
At 5.30 I beat the streets of Mangere, South Auckland with my feet. Yep, walking at least 5-6 kms every morning before heading off to work. On one of these mornings I notice that there is new construction work happening on Bader Drive….