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


Further details about speakers and registration will be made available in due course.

Theme: Finding the balance - Te rapu i te pauna

Date: 29-30th November 2018

Venue: Massey University, Albany Campus, Auckland

Accommodation: Campus rooms will be available to book - details to follow

Call for Abstracts: Opened 11th June 2018, For full details on how and what to submit, please see the Abstracts page

Abstract Submission Deadline: 17th August 2018

Notification of abstracts of success: 6th September 2018

Earlybird Registration Opens: 30th July (until 30th September 2018)

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