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.
The findings of a study released on the 22nd August 2013 by the Ministry of Primary Industries ‘The Impact of Mandatory Fortification of bread with Iodine’ has highlighted again New Zealand’s intake of sodium is well above what it should be.
Sometimes we see recipes that look delicious but might not be as healthy as they could be. Below is a case study which shows how one recipe has been altered to make it healthier and to make it appropriate for provision in schools.