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.

Conference 2021: Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of New Zealand


Theme: Tūhono - Reconnecting -Full details to follow.

Join us for in-person scientific presentations, professional development and social networking

Date: 2nd and 3rd December 2021

Venue: Massey University Campus, Wellington, NZ

Programme: TBC

Accommodation: TBC

Call for Abstracts: Imminent

Abstract Deadline: TBC

Late-breaking Abstracts (poster only): TBC

Scholarships: Details TBC

Conference Organising Committee

  • Prof. Pam von Hurst (Chair), Massey University
  • Dr Sally Mackay, University of Auckland
  • Dr Helen Eyles, University of Auckland
  • Dr Chrissie Butts, Plant and Food NZ
  • Dr Shabnam Jalili–Moghaddam, AUT
  • Dr Jasmine Thomson, Fonterra
  • Dr Karen Munday, Fonterra
  • Prof. Rachel Brown, University of Otago
  • Dr. Claire Smith, University of Otago
  • Cassie Slade, Massey University
  • Tina Buch, Heart Foundation
  • Bek Parry, CDHB/NSNZ