Heart Foundation NZ
03/23/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
This week is World Salt Awareness week. Find out how salt is the forgotten killer, what food companies have been doing to reduce levels, and our top tips for reducing your salt intake.

The forgotten killer

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Heart Foundation NZ
yesterday at 20:36. Facebook
A big thank you to St Paul's Collegiate School - Hamilton! They held a school mufti day and raised a large amount of money in support of our Annual Appeal. We love the heart inspired outfits and are grateful for their support!
Heart Foundation NZ
03/21/2017 at 20:05. Facebook
Our new website Journeys has officially launched! Check it out here - [ Bit.ly Link ]
Heart Foundation NZ
03/20/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
Bottom line New Zealanders need to eat less processed foods.

However we think that food companies have a key part to play in reducing the salt and sugar levels in the processed foods we do eat.

What do you think?

Is the food industry to blame for making us fatter?

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Heart Foundation NZ
03/17/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
Congratulations KINZ East Tamaki Care and Early Learning Centre for gaining not their first but their second Healthy Heart Award!

Otara ECE wins health award again

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St John Paramedic Wayne Giles has seen a lot of heart attacks. Sadly, the first one he witnessed caused his father’s death when Wayne was just 19.

He is now trained to recognise and treat cardiac events, but when the 51-year-old experienced chest pain himself in June 2016, he didn’t think it was heart-related. And that, he says, is the point.

“You know the Heart Foundation ad on TV where...
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What does a heart attack feel like?

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Angela Berrill, our National Nutrition Advisor and dietitian was interviewed on The AM Show this morning about 'How to Avoid that Winter Weight Gain'.

Here are Angela’s top tips for maintaining a healthy weight during the colder months:

How to avoid that winter weight gain - Angela Berrill

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A big thank you to Hamilton Girls' High School for their generous support of our Annual Appeal.

We had the pleasure of accepting their donation at the Principal's Assembly last week and loved hearing about their celebration of heart health on Valentine's Day.

The executive council at HGHS are an inspiring group of young women! We look forward to working with them again!
Well done to these great kiwis – for turning their diet and lifestyle around and sharing their stories!

How four Kiwis changed their diets to save their lives

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Nine-year-old Maui Passarello was inspired by our Kids' Choice Programme and has created a new healthy kids' menu for his dad's restaurant, Waimea Waikanae Beach.

Nice work Maui!

The future looks bright for this young chef

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CSIRO in Australia have developed a lower carb higher fat eating approach built around mono unsaturated fats (found in avocado, almonds, peanuts and olive oil) and polyunsaturated fats (in oily fish, walnuts, sunflower and flax seeds).

Great to see the emphasis on healthy fats. Our advice is that there are many ways to have a healthy diet and that a range of fat and carbohydrate intakes can...
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What we should get straight about low carb, higher fat diets

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Living with Atrial Fibrillation?

The Heart Foundation are hosting a FREE information and support session focused on staying well with Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

Following a short presentation by Gerry Devlin, Medical Director of the Heart Foundation, Cardiologist and Associate Professor in Medicine, this informal session opens up to those wanting to share their own experiences of living with...
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Hamilton: AF Session

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Paul Ego's wife was just 30 yrs old when she had a heart attack.

An ambulance arrived with a defibrillator that saved her life.

Watch Paul's video teaching people how to save lives in the event of sudden cardiac arrest.

The personal reason why comedian Paul Ego is supporting sudden cardiac arrest education - Video - NZ Herald News

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Need some inspiration around nutrition and physical activity ideas?

Come along to our Nutrition and Physical Activity Workshop for ECE educators. We will cover:

 Easy low cost activities to get children active
 Healthy eating tips and recipes
 Parent Engagement
 Label Reading
 Oral Health
 And more!

$5 per centre (on the day)

Email fionar@heartfoundation.org.nz for a registration form.

Lower Hutt: Thrive Under 5 Workshop

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Need some inspiration around nutrition and physical activity ideas?

Come along to our Nutrition and Physical Activity Workshop for ECE educators. We will cover:

 Easy low cost activities to get children active
 Healthy eating tips and recipes
 Parent Engagement
 Label Reading
 Oral Health
 And more!

$5 per centre (on the day)

Email fionar@heartfoundation.org.nz for a registration form.

Kilbirnie: Thrive Under 5 Workshop

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Need some inspiration around nutrition and physical activity ideas?

Come along to our Nutrition and Physical Activity Workshop for ECE educators. We will cover:

 Easy low cost activities to get children active
 Healthy eating tips and recipes
 Parent Engagement
 Label Reading
 Oral Health
 And more!

$5 per centre (on the day)

Email fionar@heartfoundation.org.nz for a registration form.

Porirua: Thrive Under 5 Workshop

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Need some inspiration around nutrition and physical activity ideas?

Come along to our Nutrition and Physical Activity Workshop for ECE educators. We will cover:

 Easy low cost activities to get children active
 Healthy eating tips and recipes
 Parent Engagement
 Label Reading
 Oral Health
 And more!

$5 per centre (on the day)

Email fionar@heartfoundation.org.nz for a registration form.

Paraparaumu: Thrive Under 5 Workshop

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Are you affected by heart disease? Are you keen to learn how we can help and support you?

Come along to our branch and meet our team of volunteers, have a chat to someone else living with a heart condition and even have your blood pressure checked by a Cardiac Outreach nurse.

Find out about our new resources and the newly established local support network.

“Drop-in” between 5:00 and 7:00pm,...
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Wairarapa Branch Open Night

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Some of the latest nutrition myths have been busted in a new article published in the American Journal of Cardiology….

Butter or olive oil? Eggs or no? New nutritional review cuts through the myths.

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Got your active wear and running shoes ready? Register for this year’s Mother’s Day Fun Run/Walk before 31 March to receive early bird pricing - [ Jennianmothersday.com Link ]