Eating a diet with a focus on regulating blood sugar levels will result in optimal functioning of certain hormones in our body and allow the feedback system to work properly, achieving higher energy levels, writes Deanna Copland.
When people find themselves putting on weight after dieting they blame themselves, rather than realising that diets don’t work in the long term, says Otago Uni's Associate Prof Caroline Horwarth.
Taste is a complex phenomenon. We do not experience the sensation through a single sense, but rather it is made up of the five senses working together to allow us to appreciate and enjoy food and drink.
The Garden to Table trust believes every child in New Zealand needs to have the skills to grow, cook and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables. Charmian Smith learns how they are doing it.
This dessert is a great excuse to have some friends over for dinner and a delicious treat, writes Deanna Copland.
Otago-produced meat, oats and cheese have been named as champions in the 2019 Outstanding New Zealand Food Producer Awards at an event in Auckland last night.
As Easter approaches and we reach for that chocolate bunny, chocolate researcher Kristy Leissle looks at the explosion in craft chocolate.
Four Otago-Southland cheeses have been awarded silver medals in the annual New Zealand Champions of Cheese Awards.
Many people suffer from digestive problems such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), heartburn and indigestion.
Paleo, keto, Atkins, fasting - these are just some of the many trendy weight-loss diets at present. Charmian Smith talks to nutritionist Rachel Brown about how they work and the rebound effect.
Menopause is a time when a woman's oestrogen levels begin to surge and plummet for a while before they begin a permanent decline, Deanna Copland writes.
Mention food packaging and some people's hackles rise over unnecessary layers of plastic or other wrappings.
Fresh beer columnist Ric Oram has turned his attention to telling the stories behind the vineyards in the Cromwell Basin in his latest book, Rabbits to Reds: Cromwell Basin Vineyards. In this...
Could late breakfasts and very early dinners be the secret to weight loss? Heath Moore trials intermittent fasting in an effort to drop a few kilos.
Growing up in Argentina with Italian family heritage, it's not surprising Pablo Tacchini became a chef. The Beef + Lamb ambassador chef tells Rebecca Fox it's taken a lot of hard work to get to this point.
Starting off the new year is usually about making fresh starts. It can also be a time when the bank account is dismal due to the Christmas blowout, says Deanna Copland.