Pumpkins are actually a fruit not a vegetable.
Decaffeinated coffee is not caffeine-free.
A cluster of bananas is called a hand;
a single banana is a finger.
Onion is Latin for large pearl.
Fresh fruit is a better snack than dried fruit.
The term “superfood” is a misnomer.
The stickers on apples can be eaten, too.
About 75% of the fat in an avocado is monounsaturated.
A tablespoon of soy sauce can contain
up to 1,000 mg of sodium.
It is recommended that adults eat
less than 1,600 mg of sodium a day.
Fresh fruit, vegetables, and unsalted nuts
are practically sodium-free.

2018 Annual Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand


Registration is now open!

Theme: Finding the balance - Te rapu i te pauna

Date: 28-30th November 2018

Venue: Massey University, East Precint, Albany, Auckland. The Atrium Building. Free Parking available

Programme: Draft programme available

Accommodation: Affordable on-campus accommodation available - details for this and other accommodation options available on the accommodation page

Call for Abstracts: Deadline Extended! For full details on how and what to submit, please see the Abstracts page

Abstract Submission Deadline: 21st September 2018

Late-breaking Abstracts (poster only): 12th October 2018

Earlybird Registration: until 19th October 2018

The Post Graduate and Early Career Conference will be held on Wednesday 28th November - for full details visit their website: