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Every day brings us closer to finding a cure for cardiovascular disease - New Zealand's number one killer. Here is the latest from our research laboratories.

Feta, tomato and basil stacks

Feta, tomato and basil stacks
Make your snacks count. Maximise your intake of heart-healthy nutrients like antioxidants and fibre by choosing fruit and vegetables as your first option. 
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Kiwi scholars mentored at HRI

Kiwi scholars mentored at HRI
Recently, ten bright young researchers from New Zealand took part in a summer scholarship at the HRI to get hands-on experience in our world-class laboratory facilities and to be mentored by leaders in the cardiovascular disease research field. They share their experiences here.
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The right exercise for you

The right exercise for you

Exercise is one of the best ways to boost your heart health and overall wellbeing. But what is the right amount and type of exercise? As with many things, the answer is: it depends. People have different health goals, abilities and limitations, so there is no one-size-fits-all answer. At the end of the day, you have to choose the right exercise for you. This can be daunting with all the options out there, so here are some comparisons of different types of exercise to help you make the best choice for you.

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Leek and saffron couscous

Leek and saffron couscous
Try out this quick and simple dish packed with heart-friendly nutrients.
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Top five ways to boost your health in 2019 – based on the latest research

Top five ways to boost your health in 2019 – based on the latest research
For the year ahead, aim to focus on your overall wellness and not just one aspect of it. Aim for small achievable health goals each week and you’ll soon start to notice sustainable benefits.
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