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All Things Food, a podcast about just that, all things food. Host Nickie Hursthouse is a New Zealand registered dietitian with experience working across the health system and has seen how disconnected we have become from food. As we navigate life and the things that come up along the way, our priorities and needs will change. So to do our priorities and needs around food. Nickie Hursthouse chats with some of the leading experts and the most interesting personalities in their respective fields about all things food.

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All Things Food, a podcast about just that, all things food. Host Nickie Hursthouse is a New Zealand registered dietitian with experience working across the health system and has seen how disconnected we have become from food. As we navigate life and the things that come up along the way, our priorities and needs will change. So to do our priorities and needs around food. Nickie Hursthouse chats with some of the leading experts and the most interesting personalities in their respective fields about all things food.

    S1 E10: Access to our own food

    S1 E10: Access to our own food

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to Angela Clifford, CEO of Eat New Zealand and co-owner of The Food Farm.  
    Angela is committed to connecting people to our land through our food, and is part of the leadership group tasked with considering a values-based National Food Framework for New Zealand (Mana Kai). Her work gives her a unique perspective across all aspects of the New Zealand food and beverage landscape, including the development of regional food tourism strategies.
    This episode covers:
    Angela’s journey to becoming CEO of Eat New ZealandEat New Zealand’s mission as a food movementFood resilience and food security - what does that mean?What does it mean to talk about self-determination with food?How can New Zealand become food resilient?The gaps and holes in New Zealand’s food storyThe work Eat New Zealand is doing to push the conversation forward for a more resilient nationYou can find out more about Angela by following her over at @thefoodfarmnz and www.foodfarm.nz. You can follow and support Eat New Zealand at @eat.newzealand or via www.eatnewzealand.nz. 
    Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.
    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 43 min
    S1 E9: Men's health

    S1 E9: Men's health

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to Conrad Goodhew about men’s health. 
    **Note this podcast episode includes discussions around mental health and mentions suicide. Please see the details below if you need to talk and ways to reach out for support.
    Conrad Goodhew is a performance dietitian based in Christchurch. Conrad himself has played sport since he was four, everything from rugby and cricket to squash and golf. He works with the Crusaders, weekend warriors and the general public that are trying to be the best version of themselves. Conrad can understand the pressures that sportsmen and women go through, both physiological and psychological. 
    This week is International Men’s health week. The goal is to increase awareness of male health issues on a global level and to encourage institutions to develop health policies and services that meet the specific needs of men, boys, and their families. Conrad has a huge passion for men’s health and supporting men to open up and have conversations about the good, the bad and everything in between.
    This episode covers:
    Conrad’s journey and how he got to where he is today working as a performance dietitianWhat Conrad’s day looks like working in performance sportHow many male dietitians are there in New Zealand? Why do you think it is still a profession where men are hugely outnumbered?The importance of men getting into the kitchen and learning to cookWhat are some of the differences you’ve noticed when talking about overall health with men compared to women?Are there any themes or habits around food that you notice when working with men?What do you think we all can do to raise this conversation about men's health?You can find out more about Conrad at @conradgoodhewnutrition and over at www.conradgoodhew.com. You can also check out the Man Cave Crew at @man_cave_nz. 
    If you need some support, talk to your GP or a counsellor and they can help you navigate any challenges that you are experiencing. Need to talk?
    Free call or text 1737 any time for support from a trained counsellorLifeline – 0800 543 354 (0800 LIFELINE) or free text 4357 (HELP)Suicide Crisis Helpline – 0508 828 865 (0508 TAUTOKO)Healthline – 0800 611 116Samaritans – 0800 726 666Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.
    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 51 min
    S1 E8: All things fish

    S1 E8: All things fish

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to Nate Smith about all things fish 🐟.  
    Nate is a third-generation Ngāi Tahu fisherman, father, NZ producer and all round harvester of wild things. For the past 7 years Nate has been the owner/operator of the beast that is Gravity fishing NZ. Nate is a fellow Kaitaki with Eat New Zealand and he is leading the way in sustainable fishing in New Zealand. 
    This episode covers:
    Nate’s journey to creating Gravity Fishing NZ Difference between Gravity Fishing and industrial fishingWhat does sustainable fishing look like?Do we all need to stop eating fish?What is Ikejime and why use this method?How Gravity Experiences are adding to value to food tourism in New Zealand?You can find out more about Nate and Gravity Fishing on their social media account @gravityfishingnz and to get in touch with Nate or find out more about the Gravity Experiences visit www.gravityfishing.co.nz.
    Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.
    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 55 min
    S1 E7: Exploring gut health

    S1 E7: Exploring gut health

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to registered dietitian Dr Catherine Wall about all things GUT HEALTH 💩.


    It is a timely conversation as June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month so there is no better time to kick off this conversation and raise the awareness about how incredibly important it is to maintain your gut health.


    This episode covers:
    What do we mean when we talk about gut health?What are the alarm symptoms for bowel cancer?What is the difference between IBS and IBD?What are FODMAPs?What is the gut microbiome?How do we maintain our gut health?You can find out more about Catherine through her business Gut Nutrition where she provides a specialist service for those with crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and also over on social media at @ibdgutnutrition. 


    Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.


    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 41 min
    S1 E6: Life as a sports dietitian

    S1 E6: Life as a sports dietitian

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to Dr Julia Bone, a Registered Dietitian, Sport, and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENR) Practitioner in the UK and an Advanced Sports Dietitian with Sports Dietitians Australia. 
    Peruvian born and raised in Invercargill, Julia’s journey has seen her move countries a number of times and Julia has worked with senior and developing athletes across a number of different sports including hockey, athletics, tennis, basketball, and para-badminton.
    The episodes covers:
    What is a sports dietitian?Why do people seek professional advice on nutrition in sport?How recommendations around food and nutrition differ between the elite athlete and the weekend warriorSupplements - are they really necessary?Performance is so much more than taking particular supplementsYou can find out more about training to be a sports dietitian via Sports Dietitians Australia or International Olympic Committee (IOC). 
    Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.
    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 42 min
    S1 E5: Using play to explore food

    S1 E5: Using play to explore food

    This week on the All Things Food podcast host Nickie Hursthouse talks to Nalisha Chouraria.  Nalisha is a play designer, illustrator, founder of Studio Oddball and creator of Curious Gastronaut. In Dec 2020, Nalisha launched Curious Gastronaut, an award-winning game that’s making food exploration as exciting as space exploration for kids.
    Nalisha’s story begins in Bangalore, India and has taken her around the world on some incredible experiences to where she is now based on the Gold Coast of Australia. 
    The episodes covers:
    What is the Curious Gastronaut?What was the inspiration behind this product?Why is play so important when it comes to food, especially in kids?How has Nalisha’s love of food been shaped over the years?You can find out more about Nalisha’s work through the Curious Gastronaut on social media @curiousgastronaut
    Thank you for tuning in to this episode of All Things Food! If you loved this episode please consider leaving a review (hopefully 5 stars) and share it with your friends, family or community.
    Until next week, you can follow the podcast and Nickie’s work via nickiehursthouse.com or on Instagram and Facebook @nourishwithnickie.

    • 42 min

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