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Vitamin C may enhance tumour radiation therapy - study

Vitamin C may enhance tumour radiation therapy - study

Recent research by the University of Otago, Wellington has shown that giving brain cancer cells high dose vitamin C makes them much more susceptible to radiation therapy.

Broccoli and blueberries may improve gut health

Broccoli and blueberries may improve gut health

Broccoli and blueberries may have positive effects for those suffering with digestive problems, new research suggests.

Taste of Sustainability at Chameleon

Taste of Sustainability at Chameleon

Diners can help save the planet with every delicious mouthful at Wellington's Chameleon Restaurant during it's A Taste of Sustainability promotion throughout March.

Food prices remain unchanged in January

Food prices remain unchanged in January

Food prices showed no overall change in January 2012, but were up 1.0 percent on a year earlier, Statistics New Zealand said today.

Thinking outside the lunchbox

Thinking outside the lunchbox

With the start of the school year just around the corner, 5+ A Day has fun fresh ideas to get Mums and Dads thinking outside the square when it comes to the kids' lunches.

Culinary coup for Queenstown's True South chef

Culinary coup for Queenstown's True South chef

True South Dining Room's Executive Chef Ben Batterbury has been selected as an Ambassador Chef in the 2012 Beef & Lamb Excellence Awards - a first for the tourism capital of Queenstown.

The Food Bill not as sweet as first appeared

The Food Bill not as sweet as first appeared

Green Party Primary Production spokesperson Steffan Browning questions the wisdom of the current version of the Food Bill.

Food prices up 0.2 percent in December

Food prices up 0.2 percent in December

Food prices rose 0.2 percent in December 2011, Statistics New Zealand said today. Higher prices for fruit and vegetables (up 2.5 percent) and meat, poultry, and fish (up 1.2 percent) countered a fall for non- alcoholic beverages (down 2.5 percent).

'Nothing to fear' from Food Bill

'Nothing to fear' from Food Bill

By Kate Wilkinson

The Government's proposed Food Bill sets out to replace existing outdated food safety regulations, simplify processes and ultimately ensure the food people buy is safe to eat.

Labour seeks clarification on food legislation changes

Labour seeks clarification on food legislation changes

Labour is seeking clarification from the National Government over the implications of its wide reaching food safety bill, Labour Primary Industries spokesman Damien O'Connor says.