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Aug 18th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from Public Health Nutrition and is entitled ‘Food security and sustainability: can one exist without the other’.  The authors consider the concept of sustainability within the context of food security and propose a new model of mu

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Aug 5th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

The majority of packaged food available in New Zealand supermarkets is ultra-processed and so also the unhealthiest according to a paper published in the Public Health Nutrition Journal this month.

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Jul 17th 2015
Posted by Mark Hollingsworth CEO

The Nutrition Society is conducting an annual survey at the moment.

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Jul 3rd 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

This month’s featured paper is from the British Journal of Nutrition and is entitled 'Vitamin E intake, α-tocopherol levels and pulmonary function in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis’.  The team,  Janna W. Woestenenk, Nancy Broos, Rebecca K. Stellato, Hubertus G. M.

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Jun 29th 2015
Posted by Cassandra Ellis

Approximately 250 experts in nutrition travelled to Tanzania for the 2015 Federation of African Nutrition Society (FANUS) conference.  Delegates from over 20 countries attended to discuss ‘Nutrition in Africa at a Crossroads’.  The overarching message throughout the week was the need for nutritionists in Africa to collaborate and systematically build capacity to address Africa’s nutrition chall

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Jun 11th 2015
Posted by DG

This month’s featured paper is from Nutrition Research Reviews journal, and is entitled ’Understanding meal patterns: definitions, methodology and impact on nutrient intake and diet quality'.  The team, Rebecca M. Leech, Anthony Worsley, Anna Timperio and Sarah A.

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Jun 9th 2015
Posted by Robin Banerji

In May this year, we published a fascinating Paper of the Month blog post on Nordic school meals' influence on children’s school performance.

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Jun 5th 2015
Posted by DG

Summer is here. Beach holidays are being planned, and many of us may be hoping to sit out in the warm sun and top up our vitamin D levels.  Or are we?  Whether due to an indoor lifestyle, cultural dress, a fear of burning or skin ageing, many people are vitamin D deficient.

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