Diabetes

Diabetes chief says no to NZ sugar tax

Diabetes chief says no to NZ sugar tax

By RJ Whitehead

The head of a body that represents New Zealanders with diabetes has hit out at arguments that a tax on sugary products would help prevent the spread of the disease.

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL CONFECTIONERY

Healthy chocolate? The growing evidence for cocoa flavanols

By Nathan Gray

The meteoric emergence of cocoa flavanols as the new 'super ingredient' continues, with many new scientific publications focused on the potential health effects of these special compounds. As part of this special edition, we take a look at some...