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.

Nutrition Society Conference 2016: Accommodation

The conference is situated close to Hagley Park and the Botanical Gardens in the lower Riccarton area. There are numerous hotels/motels on Riccarton Road which would also be suitable. The conference is close to the central city as well as Westfield Shopping Mall and there are plenty of cafes/bars in this area.

Chateau on the Park (Conference Venue)
189 Deans Avenue. Phone 03 348 8999. Freephone 0800 808999 email Room rate is $180.00 Incl GST per room per night, room only rate. If the delegates can comment “The Nutrition Society Conference”.
Argyle on the Park
145 Deans Avenue $130-$160. Phone (03) 3489186 Freephone 0800 827495 email
The Towers on the Park
Corner Deans Avenue and Kilmarnock Streets. $100-180. Phone (03) 3480613 Freephone 0800455456.
Parkview on Haley
1 Riccarton Avenue. $150-$300. Phone (03)3480723 Freephone 0800888020
Quest Christchurch Serviced Apartments
Cathedral Junction. 113 Worchester Street. Christchurch 8000. Ph.: 03 222 2033. Website:
YHA hostel
36 Hereford Street $30-$120. Phone (03) 379 9536 Freephone 0800 278 299
273 Manchester Street. Christchurch 8011. PH: 03 366 4414.