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Beware the ‘health halo’

Sometimes, the things we read about health and food are...

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What does ‘lite’ or ‘light’ mean?

This could mean one of many things, so don't be...

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What are ‘E-numbers’?

Have you ever wondered what those 'E-numbers' are in ingredients...

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What does ‘natural’ mean?

What does 'natural' really mean when used on processed and...

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Everyday shopping: Spreads

A guide through the wide variety of spreads on the...

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What does ‘The Tick’ mean?

The Tick is a programme run by the National Heart...

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Fruit juice or fruit drink?

There's a big difference between a 'fruit juice' and a...

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Country-of-origin labelling

In NZ, manufacturers don't have to state where ingredients come...

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Food additives and common ingredients

Senior nutritionist Rose Carr takes us through some common food...

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What does ‘baked not fried’ mean?

Is it really healthier to buy products that claim to...

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Guide to reading labels

In addition to the health claims, there's the Heart Foundation...
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