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Health and medical - Immunity

Expert advice on healthy eating to build strong immunity, preventing illnesses such as cold and flu and aiding faster recovery.

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Vitamin C to be trialed as life-saver

Intravenous vitamin C infusions are being tested to see if...

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How much vitamin C is in that winter...

We often turn to vitamin C for immunity support when...

ADVICE

Winter bugs: Your best defence policy

Following northern hemisphere trends, we could be in for a...

ADVICE

Build better immunity: The secret weapon of a...

Dietitian Katrina Pace looks at the role our gut bacteria...

ADVICE

Can any foods beat colds and flu?

It’s cold and flu season — Niki Bezzant explores the...

ADVICE

Four easy steps to keep you well this...

When winter hits us, our immune system can get a...

ADVICE

Should we feed a cold and starve a...

It’s definitely feeling wintery now, and besides the positives of...

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Ask the experts: Colds and flu

HFG senior nutritionist Rose Carr answers your food-related health questions. Q:...

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Ask the experts: Food safety for low immunity

Q: "In the NZFSA booklet Food Safety When You Have...

ADVICE

Beat colds and flu

Stop a cold dead in its tracks before it stops...

ADVICE

Six everyday foods to increase immunity

As we head into winter, it's a good time to...

ADVICE

Immune-boosting foods

There's no direct evidence that getting a cold or flu...

ADVICE

How to boost your immunity for winter

As winter takes hold across the country and we are...

ADVICE

Eat yourself well: What to do when cold...

Colds and flu cost us in terms of medical visits,...

ADVICE

Get well soon: What to eat when you’re...

Winter brings dozens of viruses and other health complaints, often...

ADVICE

Feed a cold, starve a fever?

This old wives' tale harkens back to 16th-century England. We...

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