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How other dimensions of hauora relate to food and nutrition

Taha tinana - Physical wellbeing
Food consumed for physical health - a balance of the required nutrients and adequate hydration

Taha hinengaro - Mental and emotional wellbeing
Food consumed as part of a cultural tradition; choice of foods to meet particular needs.

Taha whānau - Social wellbeing
Family food consumption; celebration; peer activities; gathering, preparing and sharing food with others; food as a way of building relationships, recognition through giving special foods.

Taha wairua - Spiritual wellbeing
Food consumed in religious ceremonies or rituals (e.g. powhiri, Tangi, Christmas, Easter, weddings, kosher foods, Ramadam). Foods that have specific meaning to individuals and their culture.


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