Welcome to High-Value Nutrition
High-Value Nutrition is the New Zealand National Science Challenge with the mission to grow the science excellence and knowledge New Zealand needs to create and deliver food to the world that people choose to stay healthy and well.
A Systems Nutrition approach
The Challenge brings together multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional teams with a systems-level view on the networks in the human body, our environment and society. The research is the basis for the development and delivery of validated high-value foods for health and well-being Learn more about our science.
Introducing the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge
Our Vision Mātauranga strategy guides research investment to align with mātauranga/ knowledge and supports Māori innovation and opportunities to develop and deliver high-value foods for health and wellbeing. Read more…
Updates and events
As barbeque season gets into full swing, New Zealand researchers are investigating whether certain kinds of red meat could actually protect against heart disease. Researchers have recruited men aged 35-55 willing to eat free meat three times a week for eight weeks...
The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has secured $53.2m funding to continue its mission-led programme of innovative research into the health and wellbeing attributes of New Zealand produced foods for our major export markets for a further five years....