New Zealand Heart Foundation

A guide to reducing your cardiovascular risk:

A guide to recovery after a heart attack

Reducing your risk of having a heart attack or stroke

Physical activity

Weight management

Diet (please review next page for more extensive information)



Blood pressure


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New Zealand Heart Foundation guide on food (excellent)

Helpful and Healthy NZ recipes

Recipe guidelines

PDF download on Recipe Guidelines

Frying Guidelines

Executive summary of frying guidelines

Heart Foundation Downloads (excellent resource)

NZ 10 Year Risk Calculator

Food Pyramid