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Mediterranean diet helps prevent memory loss

Research shows that consuming plenty of fruit and vegetables, olive oil, and even the odd glass of wine could slow shrinking of the brain among people in their 70s.

The study found that for pensioners on the diet, brain shrinkage - which is associated with memory loss and Alzheimer's disease - was less than half that of others their age.

The benefits are believed to come from the antioxidants in the diet, which is most closely associated with Italy. These are thought to reduce damage in the brain from oxidation, which leads to neural degeneration....

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What seed oils are really doing to your body

Vegetable oils are highly unstable. When they interact with oxygen, they release neurotoxic, DNA mutating chemicals which are known to cause cancer (at least).

Recent improvements in measurement technology have now thrown a spotlight on the quantity of these chemicals released by normal use. And the results are truly terrifying.

Cheap vegetable oil made from seeds (canola, sunflower, corn, safflower, grapeseed, rice bran and soybean oils) is a new addition to the human diet. Unlike animal fats and oils made from fruit (olive, avocado and coconut oils), they're very high in polyunsaturated fats and in particular something called an omega-6 fat.

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Daigou Training

March 2017

We showcased our Foodies for Food Lovers Extra Virgin Olive Oil to a large group of Chinese re-sellers. This is all part of the sales support we provide at NZ Premium Foods.  We started with a blind tasting of a variety of olive oils including our own.  This is a great way distinguish between the quality and taste of some of the olive oils currently on the market.  We then demonstrate some recipes - marinades, dressings and an olive oil chocolate mousse - delicious and healthy. We end the session with discussion about the health benefits of olive oil.  

 

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Latipay for NZ Premium Foods Ltd

NZ Premium Foods offers Latipay as a simple and easy payment platform for Chinese customers. Rachael was invited for a meeting and lunch with Latipay along with a delegation from Harbin. https://www.latipay.net
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CEO Summit

Rachael was invited to attend the CEO summit held in Auckland on the 4th of May 2017.  The summit brought together 200 CEO's, MD's, GM's and Country Managers to discuss fundamental, make-or-break issues that will determine our organisations thrive or dive in the years to come.
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Foodie Fun

Rachael is a foodie at heart and she often entertains family and friends with her delicious cooking. Recently she organised a demonstration for her cooking group led by Grant Allen, chef extraordinaire.

On the menu was a fish pate made with kawhai and pickled cucumbers, 3 peppered salmon served with persimmon, nashi pears and cos salad and a dessert of burnt butter caramel blueberry tart. Our foodies for food lovers Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Flaky Salt finished the dishes to perfection. 

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