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.

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List of Benefits

  • Members benefit from a discounted fee for our annual scientific conference.
  • Access to abstracts and proceedings from the annual scientific conference.
  • Regular informative email newsletters to keep you up to date on prominent nutrition related news and issues.
  • Opportunities to register for webinars hosted by the Nutrition Society of New Zealand and Australia.
  • All our members may also receive newsletters from the Nutrition Foundation (we have a partnership with this organisation).
  • Student members are eligible to apply for travel grants and awards at our annual scientific meetings.
  • A 25% reduction in publishing fees to publish in Nutrients. You will need to obtain the membership code when you submit your manuscript to Nutrients from the President, Secretary or Editor.