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NZ Herald: Essential elements

Peter Griffin posted in on July 20th, 2010.

Michelle Coursey writes in the New Zealand Herald about some of the nutrients we need every day, why we need them, and how to get them. The nutrients include iodine, selenium and iron. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Selenium “What is it? New Zealand is one of a group of countries that has very […]

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Red meat and fortified milk combat toddler anaemia

Peter Griffin posted in on October 15th, 2009.

Researchers from the University of Otago have discovered that increasing red meat or fortified milk intake can combat falling iron levels in toddlers: a common problem in New Zealand, and thought to be experienced by 1 in 3 toddlers. Thought to be due to the increased amount of iron needed by toddlers in their second […]

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